## Absolute Value 2

**READ** the instructions on the *right* and **INTERACT** with the C.a.R. applet below.

Created by Steven Lapinski using the Compass and Ruler (C.a.R.) java program.

## Investigation Steps

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A circle with center at point *C* that passes through point *A* and is tangent to a line at point *B*.

- Drag point
*B*.

- Move point
*A* then drag point *B*, what happens to the parabola?

- Why does point
*C* trace a parabola?