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3-174.

Sketch the graph of , and use the graph to sketch the graph of the slope function..

is a parabola, so

*will be linear.*

Notice the negative slope when . This means the graph of

*will have negative values on this domain.*

Notice the positive slope when . This means the graph of

*will have positive values on this domain.*

Notice that is the

*-value of the local minimum. This means the graph of*

*will have a root at*

*.*

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