# How do you identify the important parts of #y = (x – 1)^2 – 16# to graph it?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 26, 2015

Minimum point

#### Explanation:

From the completed square, you already know that the minimum points are

To find the

So,

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So

graph{(x-1)^2-16 [-9.495, 10.505, -17.76, -7.76]}