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Where is the vertex of the graph of
y = x2 + 6x - 2?

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  1. Complete the square.
    y = x2 + 6x - 2 = x^2 + 6x + 9 -11
    = (x+3)^2 - 11

    The lowest value of y occurs where x+3 = 0.
    Solve for x and then y

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