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    How to write the quadratic function in standard form

    Write the quadratic function in standard form. Identify the vertex.

    y = f(x) = -(x^2 + 4x - 2)

    please help
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    Re: How to write the quadratic function in standard form

    Considering f(x) as ax^2+bx+c=0, a<0, D>0, so graph is downward parabola.

    a= -1
    b=-4
    c=2

    vertex is at (-2,6)
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    Re: How to write the quadratic function in standard form

    Quote Originally Posted by sciencepal View Post
    Considering f(x) as ax^2+bx+c=0, a<0, D>0, so graph is downward parabola.

    a= -1
    b=-4
    c=2

    vertex is at (-2,6)
    hey i know this is not mithread but can you please me explain how you got the vertex?
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    Re: How to write the quadratic function in standard form

    Quote Originally Posted by captaincrunch383 View Post
    hey i know this is not mithread but can you please me explain how you got the vertex?
    nevermind sir, i figured it out.
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