# Is the function #f(x) = x^2# symmetric with respect to the x-axis?

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Apr 19, 2015

No.

The symmetry about x- axis is so defined that if there is some point (a,b) on the graph, then point (a,-b) would also be on the that graph.

For example consider some point (3,9) on f(x)= x^2. It can easily be seen that (3, -9) does not lie on that graph