Transformations of Quadratic Functions


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Compare the graphs of y = x2 and f(x) = (x - h)2 + k. What effect do the terms h and k have on the graph of the basic parabola? Move the sliders in the lower right corner to experiment.

Created by Mark D. Turner with GeoGebra