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12-41.

Write the equation of the parabola that passes through the points (–2, 24), (3, –1), and (–1, 15). Homework Help ✎

Use *y* = *ax*^{2} + *bx* + *c* as the equation of the parabola.

Substitute the given points to create three equations in *a*, *b*, and *c*.

Solve the system of equations.

*a* = 1