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Shortcut Shuneel claims he has a shortcut for finding the vertex of a parabola. While using his shortcut on , he ended up with      . Is Shuneel’s new equation correct? Why or why not?

Create tables for each function and graph them. Are they the same?
If not, what is the difference?

Use algebra to rewrite

and compare it to Shuneel's original problem.

These are different functions, so unfortunately, Shortcut Shuneel's shortcut does not work.
The value of does not match up.