the vrtex os this parabola is at (-2,-3) when the y value is -2 the x value is -5 what is the coefficient of the squared term in the parabolas equation?

Guest Mar 9, 2022

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Vertex form of parabola

y = a (x- -2)^2 -3

= a ( x+2)^2 -3 sub in the point given to calculate 'a'

-2 = a (-5+2)^2 - 3

a = 1/9

y = 1/9 (x+2)^2 -3 <======== expand this to find your answer ( well....you really should be able to see the answer without expanding)

ElectricPavlov Mar 9, 2022