# How to find the vertex of the parabola #y^2+2y-2x+5=0#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 11, 2015

The vertex is at

#### Explanation:

Note that this is a parabola with a horizontal axis of symmetry

The vertex form for such a parabola is

with a vertex at

Convert the equation into this form:

which is the vertex form with

graph{y^2+2y-2x+5=0 [-3.57, 8.914, -4.64, 1.6]}