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7-25.

What shape will the graph of *y* = *x*^{2} + 2 be? How can you tell? **Justify** your prediction by making a table and graphing *y* = *x*^{2} + 2 on graph paper. 7-25 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.