How to Do Parabola Equations?

Answer Parabolas are the graphs of quadratic equations, or equations of the form y=ax2+bx+c. In Algebra and in many upper-level math courses, you will need to be comfortable with interpreting and graphing... Read More »

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How to Graph Equations, Linear Equations, Coordinates and Functions?

Some high school math courses require students to be proficient in using a graphic calculator. Many classes ask that students purchase a Texas Instruments calculator such as a TI-83, TI-84 Plus or ... Read More »

How to Transform Equations Into Equivalent Equations?

An equivalent equation has different terms, but the same solution, as another equation. For example, x = 2 and 2x = 4 are equivalent equations because both of their solutions are 2. Based on the pr... Read More »

How to Solve a Parabola?

A parabola is a graph of a quadratic function. It looks like the letter "U" when graphed on a Cartesian plane (an X,Y axis). The quadratic function is ax^2+bx+c = 0, where a, b, and c are numbers c... Read More »

How to Calculate the Max of a Parabola?

One of the many ways scientists use parabolas is to model the motion of projectiles. If you shoot an object into the air at any angle, the height of the object as a function of time is a parabolic ... Read More »