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Equation for parabola 
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Aug2205, 03:45 AM

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Vertex (5,5) point (3,17)
Equation for the parabola with the given vertex that passes through the given point. I am stumped! Please help 


#2
Aug2205, 08:19 AM

P: 142

well, look at this
you have a quadratic of the form ax^2+bx+c so you have two points so plug in y and x in for those two points: 5=25a5b+c and 17=9a3b+c but they also tell you that (5, 5) is the vertex which means that there, the solution only has one root; meaning that the x coordinate is equal to b/2a so then you have 5=b/2a i think you should be able to solve for this now. perhapsably. 


#3
Aug2305, 01:13 AM

P: 86

Using what is provided, I have come up with:
y=3(x+5)^2+5 


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