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

##### 1 Answer

Sep 23, 2015

Refer Explanation section.

#### Explanation:

It has no

vertex formula

Find the vertex

Its vertex is at

Find a few numbers on either side of zero.

Find their

Plot the pairs on a graph sheet.

Join them with a smooth curve.

x: y

-3: -6

-2: -1

-1: 2

0: 3

1: 2

2: -1

3: -6

graph{-x^2 +3 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}