# Vocabulary of a Quadratic Function Vacation Quadratic functions

Vocabulary of a Quadratic Function Vacation…

• Quadratic functions are polynomial equations that have an _____ in the x 2 2 equation and ______ is the highest exponent of x. • The standard form of a quadratic equation is : y= 2 ax + bx + c

Graph • The graph of a quadratic equation is a parabola ___. That looks like: _____ down or _____ Opens up • We say: Opens ______

Parts of a Quadratic Graph Axis of symmetry X-intercepts solutions roots zeros vertex Y-intercepts

Definitions of the Parts… turning ____ point of • The vertex is the _____ the equation, and written as an ordered pair (h, k). • Every parabola has an axis of symmetry. The axis of _____ symmetry is the line of reflection where the image on one side ______ of the graph is the mirror image on the other side of the graph. This is the linear equation x value of the vertex, written equal to the ____ x=h as _____.

Definitions continued… x values, of the • The domain, the ___ all real numbers function is ________. y values, are limited • The range, the ____ minimum or _______ maximum by a ______ value. This value is the y value in the vertex.

A parabola that opens upward ____ has a minimum _____ value. The range for parabolas with a minimum greater value must be ____ than or equal to the __________. y-value of the vertex Written as: _____.

A parabola that opens downward _______has a maximum value. The ______ range for parabolas with a maximum value must be less than or equal to the ____ y-value of the vertex ___________. Written as: _____.

Solutions of a Quadratic Equations • The word solutions for the quadratic equation are the value(s) for x when x y=0. These are also the _____ intercepts of the equation. They also called zeros roots solutions and ________, two one or There can be _________, no ______ solutions for a quadratic equation.

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