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axis of symmetry

-a line that divides a plane figure into halves
-(x=?)

2

parabola

the shape of a graph of a quadratic function

3

quadratic function

f(x)=ax^2+bx+c

4

root of an equation

a solution to an equation of the form f(x)=0

5

vertex

-highest or lowest point on the parabola
-(0,0)

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max/min value

-highest or lowest point on parabola only y.
-(y=?)

7

zero(s)

-the x intercept(s)
-(0,0) (0,0)

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direction of opening

-opening of u shape
- down or up