# How do you solve #y=x^2+3#?

##### 1 Answer

May 18, 2018

As such, you can not 'solve' this

#### Explanation:

Consider the parent graph of

Now if we add 3 we are effectively 'lifting' the whole thing up by 3. So now the vertex is still on the on the y-axis but at the point

Mathematically:

The graph crosses the y-axis at