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    Largest Possible Value of y

    If y = -x^2 + 3, what is the largest possible value of y?
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    I assume that it would be y=3 that you get when you put x=0. For the other values of x because it's negative you will start getting negative y, therefore i believe y=3 is the biggest value.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sharkman View Post
    If y = -x^2 + 3, what is the largest possible value of y?
    The function y = -x^2 + 3 is simply y = x^2 tipped upside down then moved up 3 places.
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