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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

Without drawing the graph of the equation, determine how many points the parabola has in common with the x-axis and whether its vertex lies above, on, or below the x-axis. y = 3x^2 - 12x + 12

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    solve for x = 0 and you will find your answer

  2. anonymous
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    factor as y = 3(x-2)^2 From this we see that y is always positive and touches the x-axis once at x=2

  3. anonymous
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    so would the answer be 1 point in common; vertex on x-axis

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