someone please show me how this works?

im supposed to be putting a standard formed quadratic equation into a vertex equation like this one.

4/3x^2 - 40x + 294

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- Dec 11th 2008, 04:56 PMTJ #99complete the square
someone please show me how this works?

im supposed to be putting a standard formed quadratic equation into a vertex equation like this one.

4/3x^2 - 40x + 294 - Dec 11th 2008, 05:00 PMeuclid2
- Dec 11th 2008, 05:04 PMTJ #99
to tell u the truth i know nothing thats why im askin

- Dec 11th 2008, 05:08 PMeuclid2
Check out this link, I will get you started

Completing the Square

$\displaystyle \frac{4}{3}x^2 - 40x + 294$

$\displaystyle (\frac{4}{3}x^2 - 40x) + 294$

[tex] (\frac{4}{3}x^2 - 40x + 400 - 400) + 294{/math] - Dec 11th 2008, 05:15 PMTJ #99
thanks i will give it a shot

- Dec 11th 2008, 05:32 PMeuclid2
- Dec 11th 2008, 08:23 PMProve It