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MBF 3C Name: Introducing… The Parabola!Minds on: How do we know we have a quadratic function/relationship? The Vocabulary of a Quadratic FunctionThe graph of a quadratic relation is called a ________. Fill in the blanks using the vocabulary definitions above: Parabolas can open ______or ________The _______of a parabola is where the graph crosses the x axis_________” can also be called “x intercepts” or “rootsThe _____________________divides the parabola into two equal halvesThe __________of a parabola is the point where the axis of symmetry and the parabola meet. It is the pointwhere the parabola is at its maximum or minimum value. The ______________is the value of the y co-ordinate of the vertexThe ________________of a parabola is where the graph crosses the y axis____________ _________ _____________ ___________ ___________ ___________________
MBF 3C Name: Introducing… The Parabola! (Continued) For the following parabolas, fill in the table which follows. Parabola Graph Vertex Optimal Value Axis of Symmetry Zeroes Direction of Opening Y intercept True or False… (use thenotes above for answers) ______ The axis of symmetry goes through the y intercept. ______
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