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anonymous
 3 years ago
Identify the vertex and the axis of symmetry of the parabola. Identify points corresponding to P and Q.
anonymous
 3 years ago
Identify the vertex and the axis of symmetry of the parabola. Identify points corresponding to P and Q.

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know what a vertex and axis of symmetry is?

zepdrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So 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

zepdrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So the vertex is located at (2,0). yay.

zepdrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Axis 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.

zepdrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Having any trouble finding P and Q? It should be pretty straight forward, just count from the origin how many places you've moved.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0p is going to equal 3,1 right?

zepdrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1From 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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