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Identify the vertex and the axis of symmetry of the parabola. Identify points corresponding to P and Q.
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Identify the vertex and the axis of symmetry of the parabola. Identify points corresponding to P and Q.
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zonazooBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do you know what a vertex and axis of symmetry is?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So we have a fancy bowl here. The vertex is the location we pour the cereal into, whether it's Captain Crunch, Cocoa Crispies... whatever it maybe, aim for the vertex when you pour. Do you understand how to read the graph? It looks like the cereal bowl has been shifted 2 units to the right, doesn't it? :D
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So the vertex is located at (2,0). yay.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Axis of symmetry, hmm. See how the bowl is the same exact shape on both sides of our vertex? If we drew a VERTICAL line upwards, it would cut the bowl in half equally. An equation for a vertical line is of the form x=a. So our axis of symmetry is at x=2.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Having any trouble finding P and Q? It should be pretty straight forward, just count from the origin how many places you've moved.
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Kagome_gurl8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
p is going to equal 3,1 right?
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Kagome_gurl8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thats what i got....
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
From the CENTER OF THE GRAPH, it looks like we moved 1 unit right, 1 unit up to get to P. I would call that point (1,1)
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Kagome_gurl8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ooooooooooooooooooh
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Kagome_gurl8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you so much
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