## anonymous 5 years ago Identify the vertex for the graph of y = −2x2 − 12x + 5.

1. anonymous

use $x=-\frac{b}{2a}=-\frac{-12}{2\times -2}=-3$

2. anonymous

replace x by -3 to find the second coordinate of the vertex, because your answer should look like $(-3,\text{something})$

3. anonymous

:) thank you

4. anonymous

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