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    4y=8x^2+16

    What is the equation of the axis of symmetry?
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    Quote Originally Posted by monicafam View Post
    4y=8x^2+16

    What is the equation of the axis of symmetry?
    This is an upward/downward opening parabola so the form is
    y = a(x - h)^2 + k
    where (h, k) is the vertex point. This implies that the axis of symmetry is the line x = h. Does this help?

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