Plotting a parabola

Mr Booth


This Geogebra tool shows points on the parabola . Slide the 'square me' slider to change the input value (the ). The resulting points are (,) and when all possible points are joined, they form a parabola. There are three circles in the far left pane. Touch the empty circle to reveal the parabola . Touch the purple circle to turn off the slider, then drag the blue point directly to see many more possible points on this parabola.