# How do you find the vertex and the intercepts for #f(x) = -5(x+5)^2 + 7#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 11, 2016

Vertex (-5, 7)

#### Explanation:

This is the vertex form of a function:

x-coordinate of vertex --> x = -5

y-coordinate of vertex --> y = 7

To find y intercept, make x = 0 --> y = -125 + 7 = -118

To find x-intercepts, make y = 0 -->