Posted by **Peter** on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 1:37am.

Write the standard form of the quadratic function that has the indicated vertex and whose graph passes through the given point.

Vertex: (-2, 5)

Point: (0, 9)

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 8:32am
Standard quadratic function with given vertex (h,k) is given by:

y=a(x-h)²+k

where a can be found by substituting the values of any given point on the curve.

Here, h=-2, k=5, so

y=a(x+2)²+5

Now substitute x=0, y=9 and solve for a.

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