#### Answer

Downward

#### Work Step by Step

If $a\gt0$, then $a$ is negative. When $a$ is negative the graph of the parabola opens downward.

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321785045

ISBN 13:
978-0-32178-504-6

Downward

If $a\gt0$, then $a$ is negative. When $a$ is negative the graph of the parabola opens downward.

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