What does your book (or instructor) mean by proving that "y = ax^2" is "algebraic"?The proof is to prove y=ax^2 algebraic, y is the height in the graph and x is the x point of the graph. And a is the fatness of the parabola. The only problem is I'm having difficulty trying to start of this algebraic proof.
What is the exact problem description, word-for-word? Is a picture, graph, or diagram included?I need help just starting off this proof then I should be able to do the rest. The proof is to prove y=ax^2 algebraic, y is the height in the graph and x is the x point of the graph. And a is the fatness of the parabola. The only problem is I'm having difficulty trying to start of this algebraic proof.