# How do you graph #y=-2(3+x)^2 +4#?

##### 1 Answer

Calculate the vertex and the

#### Explanation:

**Step 1.** Convert your equation to vertex form.

The vertex form is

Rearrange your equation to

Then

**Step 2.** Find the vertex.

The vertex is at (

**Step 3.** Find the

Set

The

**Step 4.** Find the

Set

**Step 5.** Draw your axes and plot the four points.

**Step 6.** Draw a smooth parabola that passes through the four points.

And you have your graph.