Write the equation of the parabola in standard form that passes through the points (2,7),(-1,10), and (0,5)

help me please! I don't remember how to do this and I have a test tomorrow (Crying)

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- December 3rd 2008, 05:39 PMlax600Parabola
Write the equation of the parabola in standard form that passes through the points (2,7),(-1,10), and (0,5)

help me please! I don't remember how to do this and I have a test tomorrow (Crying) - December 3rd 2008, 05:46 PMskeeter

solve the system for the coefficients a, b, and c - December 3rd 2008, 07:05 PMlax600
and then plot what value you get for the x value you plug in?

- December 3rd 2008, 07:08 PMterr13
When you get a,b,c you can write the equation in the form . That would be the equation of a parabola.