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Introduction to Parabolas

Introduction to Parabolas

Author: Anthony Varela
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This lesson covers Introduction to Parabolas.

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Notes on "Introduction to Parabolas"

 

Key Formulas

x equals fraction numerator negative b over denominator 2 a end fraction

y equals a left parenthesis x minus h right parenthesis squared plus k

 

Key Terms

Vertex (of a parabola)

The maximum or minimum point of a parabola located on the axis of symmetry. 

Axis of Symmetry

A line of reflection passing through the vertex of a parabola; in up and down parabolas, it is a vertical line.