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    Writing transform. form of a quad. function in the general form?

    Hi, I'm kinda stuck on this one... can anyone help me?

    How would I write the transformational form of a quadratic function:

    (y+3)=(x+5)^2

    as the General Form

    y=ax^2+bx+c?

    it's what to do with (y+3) that has me confused..
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    Quote Originally Posted by greatsheelephant View Post
    Hi, I'm kinda stuck on this one... can anyone help me?

    How would I write the transformational form of a quadratic function:

    (y+3)=(x+5)^2

    as the General Form

    y=ax^2+bx+c?

    it's what to do with (y+3) that has me confused..
    Take 3 from both sides to get rid of that 3.

    y = (x+5)^2 - 3

    See spoiler for expanded form

    Spoiler:
    y = x^2 + 10x + 22
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