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What shape will the graph of y = x2 + 2 be? How can you tell? Justify your prediction by making a table and graphing y = x2 + 2 on graph paper. 2-19 HW eTool (Desmos). Homework Help ✎

Complete the table in the eTool below to view the shape.
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Look at the exponent for a clue as to what the graph should look like.

Graph the equation. Two points on the graph are (−1, 3) and (2, 6).

It is a parabola.