posted by .

for the equation y=1/4(x+5)^2-2, what is the vertex

  • algebra -

    The lowest point occurs when x = -5, and the value of y there is __?

    Plug x = -5 into the equation
    y = (1/4)(x+5)^2 -2, and see what you get.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Algebra

    Write an equation for the translation so the graph has the given vertex. 1. y=-|x| vertex (-5,0) 2. y=2|x| vertex (-4,3) 3. y=-|x| vertex (p,q) I really have no idea how to even begin these, but I do know the answer to # 2 is y=2|x|+11 …
  2. algebra

    determine the vertex for the function y=2x^2+5x-3 for y = ax^2 + bx + c, the x value of the vertex is -b/(2a) sub that x into your equation to find the y. Another way is to complete the square. so for yours, x = -5/4 etc. a third way, …
  3. maths

    how do i find out the the equation of the line of symmetry for f(x)=ax^2+bx+c ?
  4. Algebra

    Identify the vertex and the axis of symmetry for the graph of y=5(x-2)^2 + 3. a) vertex (2,3); x = -2 b) vertex (-2,-3); x = 2 c) vertex (2,3); x = 2 d) vertex (-2,-3); x = -2 I have no idea how to solve this problem! Please help. …
  5. Algebra 2

    -4x^2-2-3 Put the equation in vertex form and find the vertex
  6. algebra 2

    What is the equation of an ellipse with a vertex of (0, 3) and a co-vertex of (-2 , 0)?
  7. algebra 2

    Write an equation of the ellipse with center at (0, 0), vertex at (4, 0), and co-vertex at (0, 2)
  8. algebra

    Rewrit the equation in vertex form. Name the vertex and y-intercept. y=3/5^2+30x+382 I need some help do not understand these type of problems.
  9. algebra

    what is an equation of a parobola with the given vertex and focus?
  10. Algebra2

    Write an equation of an ellipse in standard form with center at the origin and with the given vertex and co-vertex vertex at (-3,0) and co-vertex at (0.2)

More Similar Questions