# What is the axis of symmetry and vertex for the graph #f(x)=x^2-2x-6#?

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Jun 2, 2017

#### Explanation:

For a parabola

Also, the vertex is given by

Therefore, our axis of symmetry for this graph is given by:

#x=-b/(2a) = -(-2)/(2(1)) = 1#

And the vertex is therefore given by

#f(1) = 1^2-2(1)-6#

#f(1) = 1-2-6 = -7#

So the vertex is

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