anonymous
  • anonymous
Determine whether the parabola y = −x^2 + 15x + 8 opens up, down, left, or right.
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schrodinger
  • schrodinger
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UnkleRhaukus
  • UnkleRhaukus
well the important parts of the equation for this question are are \[y=-x^2\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
ah. So that would mean it would go down correct?
UnkleRhaukus
  • UnkleRhaukus
yeah

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Thanks
anonymous
  • anonymous
If 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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