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DOES CHANGING THE VALUE OF H AFFECT THE SHAPE OF A PARABOLA?

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  1. ZeHanz
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    WHAT IS H? (Or: what is H? There is no need for shouting).

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  2. stupidinmath
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    From the vertex :(h,k) and, im not shouting:)

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  3. UnkleRhaukus
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    |dw:1356791184631:dw|

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    |dw:1356791219097:dw|

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  5. ZeHanz
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    It 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?

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  6. BluFoot
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    The value of h does NOT change the shape of the parabola, it merely translates it left and right.

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  7. ZeHanz
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    That's what @UnkleRhaukus tried to make clear...

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    |dw:1356799738352:dw|

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  10. precal
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    if 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

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  11. BluFoot
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    Actually, 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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