# How do you write # y =5x^2 - 3x + 2# in vertex form?

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#### Explanation:

Vertex form:

#### Explanation:

Vertex form is a useful way of writing the equation of a parabola because it tells you the co-ordinates of the turning point, (the vertex).

It is written as

The vertex is at

Now you need to add in a term to create the square of the binomial.

The missing term comes from

If you add an extra term, you must subtract it as well to keep the equation the same.

The vertex is