# What is the axis of symmetry and vertex for the graph #p(x)=(x+5)^2-3#?

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Sep 3, 2017

The vertex is at

#### Explanation:

This quadratic function is written in "vertex form", or

Since the

The *axis of symmetry* is just an imaginary line that goes through the vertex of a parabola where you would fold if you folded the parabola in half, with one side on top of the other.

Since that would be a vertical line through