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anonymous
 5 years ago
Determine whether the parabola y = −x^2 + 15x + 8 opens up, down, left, or right.
anonymous
 5 years ago
Determine whether the parabola y = −x^2 + 15x + 8 opens up, down, left, or right.

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UnkleRhaukus
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well the important parts of the equation for this question are are \[y=x^2\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ah. So that would mean it would go down correct?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the x is squared it opens up or down, y is squared it opens left of right. If the coefficient of the squared term is positive it opens up or right, negative it opens down or left.
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