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What is the vertex of a parabola? The vertex is the location where the parabola reaches its maximum or minimum value. How do you determine the vertex of the parabola? If the equation is y = ax²+bx+c, the vertex x coordinate is -b/(2a). Substitute this value
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Unformatted text preview: into the equation to get the vertex y coordinate. Example. y = 2x-4x-6 x coordinate = -(-4)/[2(2)] = 1 y coordinate = 2(1)-4(1)-6 = -8 Vertex = (1,-8)...
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2011 for the course MATH 117 taught by Professor Rebello during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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