# How do you sketch the graph of y=-5x^2 and describe the transformation?

Jan 14, 2018

See below :)

#### Explanation:

The standard $y = {x}^{2}$ is drawn in blue, the graph of $y = - 5 {x}^{2}$ is drawn in red.

The tranformations, in order are as follows;
- Dilation parallel to the y-axis, scale factor 5