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# Adjustments to a Parabola

SATMAT-VEKQK5

The equation of the parabola shown above is $y={ \left( x-c \right) }^{ 2 }+2$, where $c$ is a constant. Which of the following statements best describes the graph of a new parabola with the equation $y=-{ \left( x-c \right) }^{ 2 }-2$, when comparing it with the parabola shown above?

A

Each point of the graph will all shift $2$ units downward, and the parabola will open downward.

B

Each point of the graph will shift $2$ units to the left, and the parabola will open downward.

C

The graph will have a minimum $y$-value of $-2$, and the parabola will continue to open upward.

D

The graph will have a maximum $y$-value of $-2$, and the parabola will open downward.