CCGPS AG 5.3.1 Example 5

Create the equation of a quadratic function given a vertex of and a -intercept of .
  1. Write an equation for in terms of .
  2. Substitute the expression for from step 1, the coordinates of the vertex, and the -intercept into the standard form of a quadratic equation.
  3. Substitute the value of into the equation for from step 1.
  4. Substitute , , and into the standard form of a quadratic equation.
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