# How do I find the axis of the graph of the function #f(x)=4x^2+8x+7#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 13, 2015

By completing the square and equating the x value to 0.

#### Explanation:

So you first have to complete the square.

1) Divide whole equation by 4.

-> x^2 + 2x + 7/4

2) Complete the square.

-> 4( x^2+2x+1^2+7/4-1^2)

->4(x^2+1)+3/4

-> 4(x^2+1)+3

3) 4x+4=0

4x=-4

x=-1