# How do you write # y=3x^2-12x+17# in vertex form and identify the vertex, y intercept and x intercept?

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Jun 3, 2015

x of vertex:

y of vertex:

Vertex form:

To find y-intercept, make x = 0 -> y = 17

To find x-intercept solve

D = 144 - 204 = -60 < 0.

There are no x-intercepts. The parabola graph doesn't intersect the x-axis. It is completely above the x-axis.