**1. What happens when the coefficient of x ^{2} is NEGATIVE?**

The parabola will be inverted or upside down.

**2. What sort of graph has an x ^{2} AND a y^{2} term?**

This type of relation is usually a circle or an ellipse (flattened circle or oval shape)

**3. What type of graphs are square root functions e.g. y = √x?**

The shape of this graph is one half of a parabola on its side.