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## 'More Parabolic Patterns' printed from http://nrich.maths.org/

The illustration shows the graphs of twelve functions. Three of
them have equations

$y = x^2$

$x = y^2$

$x = -y^2 + 2$

Use a graphic calculator or a graph drawing program to sketch
these three graphs and then to locate them in this illustration.
Use the clues given in this information to help you to find the
equations of all the other graphs and to draw the pattern of 12
graphs for yourself. For your solution send in the equations you
have found with an explanation of how you did it.