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anonymous
 3 years ago
DOES CHANGING THE VALUE OF H AFFECT THE SHAPE OF A PARABOLA?
anonymous
 3 years ago
DOES CHANGING THE VALUE OF H AFFECT THE SHAPE OF A PARABOLA?

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ZeHanz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0WHAT IS H? (Or: what is H? There is no need for shouting).

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0From the vertex :(h,k) and, im not shouting:)

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1356791184631:dw

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1356791219097:dw

ZeHanz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It seems that changing the value of h has all kinds of change effects on the shape of the parabola, if you look at @UnkleRhaukus' drawings ;) or has it?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The value of h does NOT change the shape of the parabola, it merely translates it left and right.

ZeHanz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's what @UnkleRhaukus tried to make clear...

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1356799738352:dw

precal
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if k is + it moves it up, if k is  it moves it down if h is + it moves it left, if h is  it moves it right if a is negative, you will have a reflection about the x axis

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Actually, precal, is h is + it moves right, but in the equation you write x  h. The sign of h doesn't change. Just sayin'
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