# Describe the location of the vertex

Describe the location of the vertex of the parabola relative to the x-axis. How many zeros does the polynomial have?
y=(1/4p)*(x-h)^2+k
The value of k changes the placement of the parabola. Assume that p > 0. There are 3 cases to consider:
location of parabola # of Zeros
k > 0
k = 0
k < 0

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