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The vertex of a parabola is an extreme value of the function. However, it helps to know when it is a maximum or minimum and when it might touch a coordinate axis. So, what do you need to...

Ellipses are used often in mathematics, and they also describe orbits of celestial bodies in astronomy. An ellipse is one of the conic sections, and a circle is just a specific case of an...

The vertex of a parabola can tell us the extreme value (local maximum or minimum) of a parabola, along with the line of symmetry of the curve. However, we still need to know how to find the...

What Is Quadratic Factored Form? (4 Common Questions Answered)

A quadratic has 3 different forms, and we can switch between all of them with a little algebra. The factored form is helpful for several reasons, so it pays off to know what it is and what it...

Parabolas appear frequently in mathematics. These graphs have a beautiful symmetry and are useful for solving quadratic equations – but are they functions? So, is a parabola a...