# How do you write #y=x^2-2x+8# in vertex form and identify the vertex, y intercept and x intercept?

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May 19, 2015

x of vertex:

y of vertex:

Vertex form:

Find x-intercepts by solving quadratic equation:

Use the new AC Method to solve quadratic equation. Compose factor pairs of c = 8: (-2, 4). This sum is -2 + 4 = 2 = -b. Then the 2 real roots (x -intercepts) are: -2 and 4.