### Assignment 2

# Investigating Parabola Graphs

#### by

## Jen Curro

Produce several (5 to 10) graphs of

on the same axis using different values
for D.

Here are what eight graphs look like for
different values of d

Notice that the term submitted for d is
the x value of the vertex.

Varying D does not change the slope of
the graph. The slope does not change because the coefficient in
front of the first term () is
not different. A varying slope will occur when this coefficient
varies.

Varying D does however change the position
of the graph by moving it's vertex horizontally across the y=-2
line

For more of
an illustration click here (QuickTime Player)

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