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What does the equation

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What does the equation x equals negative one-twelfth times y squaredrepresent?
A. Parabola
B. Circle
C. Hyperbola
D. Ellipse

 

asked Sep 9, 2014 in ALGEBRA 2 by tonymate Pupil

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The equation is x = (-1/12)y².

The vertex form of parabola equation is x = a(y - k)2 + h, where (h, k) = vertex .

Where, vertex (h, k) = (0, 0) and a = -1/12

So the equation represents parabola.

So Option A is correct.

answered Sep 9, 2014 by bradely Mentor

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