Posted by **Nicole** on Monday, January 23, 2012 at 12:46pm.

write the quadratic function f(x)-x^2+14x-50 in the form f(x)=a(x-h)^2+k by completing the square and graph

- math college algebra -
**Reiny**, Monday, January 23, 2012 at 12:59pm
I don't know if that is

f(x) = - x^2 ...

or

f(x) = x^2 ...

Since you needed an equation, I will assume that the - sign was supposed to be an = sign

If not, make the necessary changes, by factoring out the -1

y = x^2 + 14x - 50

= x^2 + 14x +**49 - 49** - 50

= (x+7)^2 - 1

I will leave the graphing to you.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Quantitative Reasoning ( College Freshman) - For the quadratic function : y=-0....
- college math - Solve the quadratic equation by completing the square. x^2 + 14x...
- Completing the square - Please show the procedure for answering this quadratic ...
- math - (a) Complete the square by writing in the form . Note: the numbers and ...
- Math - Solve the quadratic function y=2x^2-14x -16 by completing the square. ...
- Algebra - Which of the following statements is true? A. Any quadratic equation ...
- College Algebra - The graph of a quadratic function f(x) is shown above. It has...
- College Algebra - 1.Answer the following for the given quadratic function. f(x...
- Algebra Quadratic Equations - I am trying to define the different appraoches to ...
- College Algebra - Write the equation of the circle in standard form. Find the ...