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# Which of the following could be the equation of the parabola

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Which of the following could be the equation of the parabola [#permalink]  30 Sep 2018, 15:38
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Which of the following could be the equation of the parabola in the coordinate plane above?

(A) $$y = x^2 + 3$$
(B) $$y = (x - 3)^2 + 3$$
(C) $$y = (x + 3)^2 - 3$$
(D) $$y = (x - 3)^2 - 3$$
(E) $$y = (x + 3)^2 + 3$$
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Re: Which of the following could be the equation of the parabola [#permalink]  12 Apr 2019, 07:27
To get Y=3 ( vertex point), (x+3)^2 must equal 0. And this is possible when X=-3. This condition is only satisfied by Option E
Re: Which of the following could be the equation of the parabola   [#permalink] 12 Apr 2019, 07:27
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