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asked • 12/30/13

the vertex of the parabola below is at the point (4, -1). Which could be this parabola's equation?

I don't understand the question. What would the equation be for this vertex of the parabola? I'm doing Conic sections, and  I don't understand the question.

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Kenneth G. answered • 02/10/14

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Steve S. answered • 12/31/13

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Parviz F.

That is how the quadratic formula derives. Factoring with completing the square of aX2 + bx +c.
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Parviz F. answered • 12/30/13

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