The a value of a function in the form f(x) = ax2 + bx + c is negative. Which statement must be true? The vertex is a maximum. The yintercept is negative. The x
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The a value of a function in the form f(x) = ax2 + bx + c is negative. Which statement must be true?
The vertex is a maximum.
The yintercept is negative.
The xintercepts are negative.
The axis of symmetry is to the left of zero.
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1. User Answers netherfail10
the vertex is maximum 
2. User Answers ikarus
Answer:
A) the vertex is a maximum.
Stepbystep explanation:
The function f(x) = ax^2 + bx + c, where is "a" is negative.
a < 0, means the graph of the parabola opens down. when the parabola opens down we will have the vertex as a maximum point.
Therefore, answer is A) the vertex is a maximum.
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