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== Problem ==
 
== Problem ==
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The parabola <math>y=ax^2+bx+c</math> has vertex <math>(p,p)</math> and <math>y</math>-intercept <math>(0,-p)</math>, where <math>p\ne 0</math>. What is <math>b</math>?
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<math>\text {(A) } -p \qquad \text {(B) } 0 \qquad \text {(C) } 2 \qquad \text {(D) } 4 \qquad \text {(E) } p</math>
  
 
== Solution ==
 
== Solution ==

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Problem

The parabola $y=ax^2+bx+c$ has vertex $(p,p)$ and $y$-intercept $(0,-p)$, where $p\ne 0$. What is $b$?

$\text {(A) } -p \qquad \text {(B) } 0 \qquad \text {(C) } 2 \qquad \text {(D) } 4 \qquad \text {(E) } p$

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See also

2006 AMC 12B (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
Preceded by
Problem 11
Followed by
Problem 13
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