The standard parabola
The standard parabola is the simplest quadratic function. It has the function equation $y=x^2$
- Graph symmetrical to the y-axis
- Coordinate origin ($0|0$) is the vertex and the lowest point of the graph
- Graph falls in the 2nd quadrant and rises in the 1st quadrant
Draw the standard parabola.
Create a value tableThe standard parabola has the function equation $f(x)=x^2$. For $x$ we now use values from -3 to 3.
Enter values in a coordinate system