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8.1 Parabola

Parabola is a curve that is formed from a quadratic equation. Equations where the highest power of x is 2 are called quadratic equations.

Example 1

Draw the graph of quadratic equation y = x2 – 3x + 5. What is the minimum point? What is the axis of symmetry? What are the x and y-intercepts?

Example 2

Which one of the following equations best describe the graph below?

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The following are the types of questions you can expect in exam:

8.1.1 Exam Question Type 1

8.1.2 Exam Question Type 2

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8.1.3 Study Notes & Resources

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