# What is the standard form of #y-4= -(x-1)^2#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 29, 2015

#### Explanation:

The standard form is

(where

So in this case, you just need to open up the parentheses of the right side of the equation and then rearrange the terms.

We have:

which becomes:

(note that I still keep the minus sign in front of the parenthesis)

And pass the -4 on the "other side":

giving you:

which is in standard form with