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anonymous
 5 years ago
Why is the vertex or parabola y=(x3)^2+2
(3, 2)?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Why is the vertex or parabola y=(x3)^2+2 (3, 2)?

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Owlfred
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hoot! You just asked your first question! Hang tight while I find people to answer it for you. You can thank people who give you good answers by clicking the 'Good Answer' button on the right!

smurfy14
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0youre correct the answer is (3,2)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0becasue the definition of vertex is where the bend cuts the axis at

smurfy14
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh sorry i thought it said what. because whenever you have a parabola equation you take the number in () which is 3 and change the sign and leave the number outside of () which is 2 the same so it would be 3,2

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the vertex is halfway between the foci and the directix; so its the shortest distance between them and lies on the axis of symmetry

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I understand that when x=3 the y would be 2 but how would you get the 3 other than just trying to make the 3 to 0?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry if my question is sort of confusing. I'm asking more for the concept behind it.

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the concept is a geometric one

smurfy14
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that is just how the formula works. whatever # is after x is just the oppisite there isnt really a reson behind it you just kind of have to do it.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay thank your for your help; both of you. Is there any way for me to give you a rating of some sort? I'm sorry, this is my first time here.

smurfy14
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you just click the blue "good answer" by our names :) and no problem

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hit f5 to refresh your browser and you should see a 'good answer' button next to our names

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the smallest \[x^2\] can be is 0

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the smallest \[(x3)^2\] can be is zero and it is zero if x = 3

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the smallest \[(x3)^2+2\] can be is 2, and it is 2 if x = 3 that is why the vertex is (2,3)

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hey :) i'm thinking about showing him something once i figure out if i can do this something that i'm about to do i know that made no sense lol

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right! this vertex stuff is not as hard as it is made out to be. i can show it to people who know basically no math at all. now i am going to take my measly less than half of amistre's medals (jealous, me?) and go to bed. some people have to work
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