Example 2

Identify the type of function that has x-intercepts at (–1, 0) and (3, 0), a y-intercept at (0, –3), and a vertex at (1, –4). Then, draw a graph of the function.
1. Identify the type of function. 2. Graph the given points. 3. Graph the function. This applet is provided by Walch Education as supplemental material for their mathematics programs. Visit www.walch.com for more information.