# What is the direction of the opening of the parabola #x=-2y^2#?

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Oct 28, 2015

#### Explanation:

Assuming a standard Cartesian plane layout; negative, x values with increasing magnitude will appear further to the left with their increase in magnitude.

graph{x=-2y^2 [-12.48, 3.33, -2.62, 5.28]}