# How do you find the axis of symmetry, graph and find the maximum or minimum value of the function #y=(x+5)^2-1#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 7, 2017

Please see below.

#### Explanation:

This is a typical quadratic equation in vertex form.

In a vertex form of equation such as

axis of symmetry is

and maxima is at

In

axis of symmetry is

and as

The graph appears as follows.

graph{(x+5)^2-1 [-9.625, 0.375, -2.66, 2.34]}