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What is the equation for a parabola with a vertex of (5,-2) and a point (6,1)? ...
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To determine the equation, use the vertex form of the parabola which is:
Plug-in the given vertex (5,-2).
To get the value of a, plug-in the point (6,1).
Hence, the equation of the parabola is `y=3(x-5)^2-2` .
Posted by mjripalda on June 21, 2013 at 3:07 AM (Answer #1)
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