#### Answer

The equation matches with the graph labeled as (b).

#### Work Step by Step

$x^2=-2y$
$x^2=4(-\frac{1}{2})y$
It is a parabola with vertical axis. The focus is the point: $(0,-\frac{1}{2})$. That is, the parabola opens downwards.

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Cengage Learning

ISBN 10:
9781337271172

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978-1-33727-117-2

The equation matches with the graph labeled as (b).

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