# How do you graph #y = x^2 + 7x - 1#?

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#### Answer:

The given equation can be changed into a standard equation of parabola:

#### Explanation:

Given equation:

comparing the above equation with

we get

then the given parabola has vertex at

Points of intersection of parabola:

Now, locate the vertex & locus & draw the axis of parabola. Draw free hand curve passing through above points of intersection with the coordinate axes