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    Determine if the parabola for the equation, y = -2x^2 - 4x + 6, opens upward or downward. Find the vertex, x-intercepts, and y-intercept without graphing.

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    Whether a parabola opens upward or downward is investigated. The parabola for the equation is determined. The vertex is determined.

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