Parabola’s Vertex

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, place a digit in each box to create a correct sentence: The vertex of the parabola, y = ▢ x² + ▢ x + ▢, lies on the horizontal axis

Hint

The vertex of the parabola y = ax² + bx + c lies on the horizontal axis if and only if the equation ax² + bx + c =0 has an unique solution (b² = 4ac)

Answer

There are two answers:
y = 1 x² + 6 x + 9
y = 9 x² + 6 x + 1

Source: Cecilia Calvo

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