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1-42.

Use your graph investigation questions from problem 1-32 to describe the graph of the quadratic equation $y=x^2+8x+7$, shown at right.

The graph is a ____________ opening ______ .
The vertex is at (?, ?) and is a minimum/maximum.
There is/is not a line of symmetry. (If so, where?)
The $x$-intercept(s) is/are: ________
The $y$-intercept(s) is/are: ________

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