## 15.3 Outline

- Curves by plotting points
- path of a cannonball
- graph an equation
- parabola
- vertex
- standard parabolas

- Exponential curves
- definition
- general shape

## 15.3 Essential Ideas

This section graphs two important types of curves by plotting points; parabolas and exponentials. These examples are given to illustrate a procedure for graphing a curve, namely that of graphing by plotting points.