The intercepts of a curve are the locations where the curve intersects the and axes. An intercept is a point at which the curve intersects the -axis. A intercept is a point at which the curve intersects the -axis.
Line of Symmetry
A line of symmetry is a line that can be drawn to divide a figure into equal halves.
A parabola is the characteristic shape of a quadratic function graph, resembling a "U".
A quadratic equation is an equation that can be written in the form , where , , and are real constants and .
The vertex of a parabola is the highest or lowest point on the graph of a parabola. The vertex is the maximum point of a parabola that opens downward and the minimum point of a parabola that opens upward.
Learn to understand the graphs of a parabola given equations.