# How do you find the standard form of the equation of the parabola with a vertex of (-1,4) and x intercepts of (-3,0) and (1,0)?

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Nov 28, 2016

Please see the explanation.

#### Explanation:

If the x intercepts are

To find the value of k, substitute -1 for x and 4 for y:

Use the F.O.I.L. method to multiply the binomials:

Distribute the -1:

This is standard form.