A.6.11.3 What Do We Need to Sketch a Graph?
- Katie Akesson
Without using technology, sketch a graph that represents the equation y = (x - 7)(x + 11) and that shows the x-intercepts and the vertex. Think about how to find the y-coordinate of the vertex. Explain your reasoning.
A quadratic function is defined by k(x) = (x - 100)(x + 20).
How would you explain to a friend who is absent today how to use the equation to: