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Q:
# Ariel completes the square for the equation x2 - 16x + 17 = 0. Which of the following equations reveals the vertex of the parabola?A.y = (x - 4)^2 - 47 B.y = (x - 9)^2 - 47 C.y = (x - 6)^2 - 45 D.y = (x - 8)^2 - 47

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x² - 16x + 17 = 0

x² - 16x + 8² - 8² + 17 = 0

(x - 8)² - 64 + 17 = 0

(x - 8)² - 47 = 0

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Answer: y = (x - 8)² - 47 (Answer D)

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x² - 16x + 8² - 8² + 17 = 0

(x - 8)² - 64 + 17 = 0

(x - 8)² - 47 = 0

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Answer: y = (x - 8)² - 47 (Answer D)

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