# What is the the vertex of #y = -x^2 - 3#?

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#### Explanation:

Let us first convert this in vertex from

Let us write the given equation in vertex form.

Explanation shows what is happening.

#### Explanation:

Suppose we hade the general equation of

Then the graph would look like:

Subtract 3 from both sides of the equation. Not only is the equation now

Let

This graph looks like:

From this you can see that the vertex in the

In the