OK, so what if the extra thing on Standard Parabola Guy is inside some parentheses with the x?
Like this guy:
First of all, is this thing still a parabola?
Let's FOIL it:
What's going on with the graph of this thing?
Here's the game I play on these:
I pretend that this guy's goal in life is to be
That's all he wants!
What value of x will make him happy?
So, we start him ( i.e. put the vertex ) over at x = 3 :
moves Standard Parabola Guy |