# Pre-Calc

A quadratic function has its vertex at the point (-5,-2). The function passes through the point (-8,-10). Find the quadratic and linear coefficients and the constant term of the function.

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1. clearly, y = a(x+5)^2 - 2

Now just plug in the point and solve for a. But, you want y=ax^2+bx+c, so just expand and collect terms to wind up in that format.

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