# How do you find the vertex of #y = x^2 – 10x + 5#?

##### 1 Answer

May 28, 2017

The formula for x coordinate, h, of the vertex of a parabola described by an equation of the form

The y coordinate, k, is found by evaluating the function at

#### Explanation:

Given:

By observation,

The x coordinate of the vertex is:

Obtain the y coordinate, k, by evaluating the function at

The vertex is the point