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Barrelracing

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The functions f(x) = –(x − 1)2 + 5 and g(x) = (x + 2)2 − 3 have been rewritten using the completing-the-square method. Is the vertex for each function a minimum or a maximum? Explain your reasoning for each function.

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  1. dan815
    • one year ago
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    do you know what Y=x^2 looks like

  2. Barrelracing
    • one year ago
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    what do u mean?

  3. Barrelracing
    • one year ago
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    @freckles

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    y=x^2 looks like this when you plot it out on thte graph|dw:1438363346815:dw|

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so this shape is a parabola

  6. Barrelracing
    • one year ago
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    ok

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the vertex of the function is here|dw:1438363461949:dw|

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    now this case the vertex is a minimum because its the lowest point

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    a maximum vertex looks like this |dw:1438363565803:dw|

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so you get the idea of what you need to find yet?

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