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Pregunta

7. \( f ( x ) = a x ^ { 2 } \) A. What effect does...

7. \( f ( x ) = a x ^ { 2 } \) 

A. What effect does the value of "a" have on the graph of the parent quadratic function, \( f ( x ) = x ^ { 2 } \) , when \( a < 0 \) (i.e., when "a" is negative)? 

B. Which of the following transformations best describes the effect of " \( a \) " when \( a < 0 \) ? 

Translation (a "shift")   Reflection  Dilation ("stretch or compress") 

 

Answer

A. It makes the curve to open downward.

B. Reflection about x-axis and then, Dilation.

Solución
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