# How do you find the x intercepts for #y = -2x^2 + 5x - 1#?

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Jun 30, 2015

Solve

#### Explanation:

Jul 1, 2015

#### Explanation:

**This answer is the same as given by Nghi N. I am simply providing a more detailed explanation.**

Since the x-intercepts occur when

Any parabolic equation of the form

can be solved using the quadratic formula:

Applying the values from our example: