College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 7 - Section 7.2 - The Parabola - 7.2 Assess Your Understanding - Page 514: 10



Work Step by Step

If the major axis of the parabola is parallel to the y-axis then it is in the form of $k(y-a)=(x-b)^2$, where $(b,a)$ is the vertex of the parabola and $k$ is a constant (positive if open up, negative if open down). Hence here the vertex is at $(3,2)$.
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