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# Homework help.

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Homework help.

what shape is the graph of a quadratic equation in the form y=ax2+bx + c?

Feb 27, 2018

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It is  a parabola opening upward  [ "U" shaped, roughly ]

Feb 27, 2018
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A little further clarification:;;     If 'a' is positive it shaped like a bowl....if 'a' is negative it is shaped like a dome.

Feb 27, 2018
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Thanks, guest....!!!

You are correct....the width is determined by "a"....so  "U-shaped" might not be  exact

CPhill  Feb 27, 2018
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so what exactly is the answer?

Feb 28, 2018
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It is a parabola opening upward.......Manuel

"U -shaped" is probably good enough....

CPhill  Feb 28, 2018
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Thank you

Feb 28, 2018