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ashleyb
 3 years ago
Can someone please explain to me the steps to graphing quadratics?? im very confused
ashleyb
 3 years ago
Can someone please explain to me the steps to graphing quadratics?? im very confused

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jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You simply need the vertex and a few points that are on the right and left of the vertex

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Here's a plot of points dw:1342991570563:dw

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1here's the vertex dw:1342991631719:dw

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now draw a curve through all the points to graph the parabola dw:1342991670542:dw

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This is of course an example, so your vertex may be in a different location

ashleyb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but how do u get the points?

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you plug in arbitrary values of x to get corresponding values of y (this is to get any point on the parabola)

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1to get the vertex, you use the formula x = b/(2a) once you know this x value, you then plug it in to find y

ashleyb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay...that makes sense thankyou

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you're welcome
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