How do you graph #y=-2(3+x)^2 +4#?
Calculate the vertex and the
Step 1. Convert your equation to vertex form.
The vertex form is
Rearrange your equation to
Step 2. Find the vertex.
The vertex is at (
Step 3. Find the
Step 4. Find the
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.