# How do you identify the important parts of #y = x^2 + x + 1# to graph it?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 23, 2016

Vertex at

Y intercept at

No x intercepts graph{x^2+x+1 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}

#### Explanation:

**Vertex:**

Complete the square into vertex form

**Intercepts:**

The y intercept is at

There are no x intercepts because the parabola is facing up and has a vertex above the x axis.