# How do you find the vertex and intercepts for #x^2 = -8y#?

##### 1 Answer

Only one intercept and that is at the point

The vertex is at

A lot of step by step explanation given.

#### Explanation:

Multiply both sides by (-1). Makes

Divide both sides by 8

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Compare to the standard form of

All of these

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Compare

As this is negative the graph is of general shape

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The part of the equation

Given that

But our equation is

So

As

So at this point we can sate that Vertex

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The constant

And we have

As the graph has the y-axis is the axis of symmetry the y-intercept can only be at the vertex.

Vertex

Graph of