# How do you find the vertex of a parabola #y= -5[x+2]^2#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 18, 2015

The vertex is at

#### Explanation:

The vertex form of the equation for a parabola is:

We can re-write your equation as

By comparing your equation with the vertex form, we see that

The vertex is at (

graph{y = -5(x+2)^2 [-5,2 , -5, 2]} #