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can someone check my answer? find the vertex, just not sure about the negatives
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can someone check my answer? find the vertex, just not sure about the negatives
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slaaibakBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
usually, to check which value is the xcoordinate of the vertex, just check what value of x will make the bracket zero. in this case it's (4 + 4)^2  33 so xcoordinate = 4
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slaaibakBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh, sorry, I never saw the equation was x = y^2 + 8y  17 it's gonna be a bit different now, I'll post the solution now
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campbell_stBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the vertex is at (h, k) and the general form is y=(x h )^2 + k but since the parabola x = y^2 + 8y  17 dw:1354919627767:dw
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cos00155079Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah, well I have all the steps I'm just confused with the negatives
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slaaibakBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yeah, what cambpell said. so it will be (33,4)
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campbell_stBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no the parabola is concave right.... its x = y^2 + 8x  17
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campbell_stBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the methodology is correct... its problem was identifying the type of parabola you have...
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cos00155079Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
let me show u my steps ill upload a pic
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cos00155079Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I only need the vertex, but i dont have to graph it... wait a sec please
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campbell_stBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I've seen your method.... but the parabola is not the traditional concave up parabola...
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cos00155079Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so it would be (4,33) ?
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cos00155079Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes, @slaaibak but its (h,k) so (4,33) right?
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campbell_stBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the methodolgy is correct... here is the graph attached the error is in the general form that you have used. for parabola that are in the form x = ay^2 + by + c the vertex form is x = (y  k)^2 + h
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cos00155079Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok got it! thanks a lot :)
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