# What is the equation of the axis of symmetry for the graph of y = x^2 - 2?

Jul 22, 2018

$x = 0$

#### Explanation:

$y = {x}^{2} - 2$

$\text{is symmetrical about the y-axis}$

$\text{axis of symmetry is therefore } x = 0$
graph{x^2-2 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}