College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Section 7.2 - The Parabola - 7.2 Assess Your Understanding: 7

Answer

Axis of symmetry

Work Step by Step

It makes sense that a parabola has an axis of symmetry. After all, if you draw a vertical line through the vertex of the parabola, there is symmetry. (This assumes that the parabola is strictly defined by a function $y=(x-h)^2+k$, where h and k are real numbers.)
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