# How do you find the axis of symmetry, and the maximum or minimum value of the function # G(x) = x ^ 2 - 6#?

##### 1 Answer

Axis of symmetry is:

Vertex is a minimum at

#### Explanation:

Consider the standard form:

Given equation:

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Suppose you just had

The axis of symmetry is the y-axis

If

If

Note that

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Suppose you had a term

Then the axis of symmetry is moved from the y-axis by

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The constant

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