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Find the vertex
f(x)= 3x^218x+3
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Find the vertex f(x)= 3x^218x+3 please help me. Awards will be given
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
use the all mighty formula \[x= \frac{b}{2a}\] to find the first coordinate
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
in this case \[a=3,b=18\] so \[\frac{b}{2a}=\frac{18}{2\times3}=3\]
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that is the first coordinate and the second coordinate is what you get when you replace x by 3. you get \[3\times 3^218\times 3+3=2754+3=27+3=24\] check my arithmetic because it is late
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
also because i didn't really compute. as soon as i saw 27 i knew the next one would be 54. always works that way
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
vertex is (3,24) unless i messed up
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mathtardBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so (3,24) ? and that would make it a maximum right?
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
this is a parabola that faces up. no max, but a min
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1314675140476:dw
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the minimum value is 24
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mathtardBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I always do that with the minimum maximum.
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