# How do you write the equation of the parabola in vertex form given vertex (-4,-7) and also passes the point (-3,-4)?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 31, 2017

There are 2 equations, one of the form,

#### Explanation:

Given the vertex

Using the first form:

Substitute -3 for x and -4 for y:

The first equation is:

Here is the graph of the equation and the two points:

Using the second form:

Substitute -3 for x and -4 for y:

The second equation is:

Here is the graph of the equation and the two points: