# What is the standard form of # y= (x + 2)(x – 4) #?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 2, 2017

#### Explanation:

#"the equation of a parabola in "color(blue)"standard form"# is.

#•color(white)(x)y=ax^2+bx+c color(white)(x);a!=0#

#"expand the factors using FOIL"#

#y=x^2-4x+2x-8#

#color(white)(y)=x^2-2x-8larrcolor(blue)"in standard form"#