# How do you identify the important parts of #Y = x^2 - 4x+5 # to graph it?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 5, 2015

Its vertex is

Axis of symmetry

The co-efficient of

It has a minimum.

#### Explanation:

It is a quadratic equation.

Find the vertex

At

Axis of symmetry

The co-efficient of

It has a minimum.

x: y

-1: 10

0: 5

1: 2

2: 1

3: 2

4: 5

5: 10

graph{x^2-4x+5 [-10, 10, -5, 5]} 10