# How do you find the VERTEX of a parabola #y= -3(x+2)^2+5#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 3, 2015

When written in this form, the vertex is easy to find.

#### Explanation:

This happens when the function is at its maximum or minimum, which happens when the square part

Then

graph{-3(x+2)^2+5 [-12.035, 7.964, -3.6, 6.4]}