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## that1chick 2 years ago Describe the differences between the graph of y = –3(x + 7)^2 – 10 and the standard position graph of y = x^2.

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1. that1chick

Nevermind, I figured it out. (:

2. that1chick

y=–3(x+7)^2–10 is in General Form, while y=x^2 is Simplest Form. When finding the points to plot for the one in General Form I got the points: (-9,-22), (-8,-13), (-7,-10) Vertex, (-6,-13), and (-5,-22). This graph obviously opens downward, making the vertex at (-7,-10) the maximum (or highest) point. I then substituted the values -2, -1, 0, 1, 2 into the Simplest Form equation. The points I got were: (2,4), (1,1), (0,0) Vertex, (-1,1), (-2,4). This graph opens upward with the vertex (0,0) being the lowest point. Therefore, the difference is that y=–3(x+7)^2–10 opens downward with the vertex being the highest point and y=x^2 opens upward with the vertex being the lowest point.

3. that1chick

Sound right?

4. DarkgasherBeyblade

Its FINE

5. that1chick

Fine as in correct?

6. yrelhan4

looks good.

7. that1chick

Thank you

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