# How do you graph the quadratic function and identify the vertex and axis of symmetry for #y=-1/6x^2+x-3#?

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#### Explanation:

As the coefficient of

There is no stipulation in the question about how you are to determine the information so I chose the following method

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Write as

Substitute

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As the graph is of form

The curve doe NOT cross the x-axis.

So there is no solution to

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The axis of symmetry passes through the vertex so it has the x value as the vertex.