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What is the value of h in the function f(x)=1/2(x=5)2-9? A. 5 B. 1/2 C. 9 D. -5

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  1. across Group Title
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    I am very confused: Why do you have a second equals sign in the middle of the function, and where is h?

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    they didnt give me an h value :-/ and that was supposed to be x=5

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  3. across Group Title
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    I am now more confused. n_n

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  4. myininaya Group Title
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    what? I'm confused too. The way you typed your problem is that exactly the way it looks?

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    yeah. but the 2 is small and its raised

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    and inside the parenthesis is x=5?

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    \[f(x)=\frac{1}{2}(x \pm 5)^2-9\] i think it should either be + or -

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    \[f(x)=\frac{1}{2}(x=5)^2-9...\]I can't seem to make any sense of this.

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    and I'm assuming you want to find the x coordinate of the parabola

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    Ummm, I guess.. I dont know. Im really really bad at math

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  11. myininaya Group Title
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    can you write the function down one more time?

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  12. myininaya Group Title
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    and i meant x coordinate of the vertex of the parabola lol

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  13. hugsandkisses Group Title
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    f(x)=1/2(x+5)2-9

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  14. myininaya Group Title
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    ok great!

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  15. myininaya Group Title
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    now it makes more sense

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    oh. sorry! haha

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    \[f(x)=\frac{1}{2}(x+5)^2-9\] \[f(x)=a(x-h)^2+k\] what is h?

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    well we want -h=5 right?

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  19. myininaya Group Title
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    so if -h=5, then h=?

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    -5? lol sorry, im super weak in math

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    -5 is tight!

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  22. myininaya Group Title
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    i mean right*

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  23. hugsandkisses Group Title
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    YAY!! :D

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  24. hugsandkisses Group Title
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    can you help me with more? Ive got a ton

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  25. myininaya Group Title
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    Ok

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  26. myininaya Group Title
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    But you have to give me a sprite or dr. pepper

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  27. hugsandkisses Group Title
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    I'll give you both!

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  28. myininaya Group Title
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    lol

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  29. myininaya Group Title
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    ok thanks for the imaginary soda

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