NZ Level 7 (NZC) Level 2 (NCEA)
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Quadratic graphing

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The graph of any quadratic equation $y=ax^2+bx+c$y=ax2+bx+c, $a\ne0$a0, is called what?

A straight line

A

A parabola

B

An exponential

C

A hyperbola

D

A straight line

A

A parabola

B

An exponential

C

A hyperbola

D
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