# What is the value of the coefficient of "a" when the quadratic equation y = (3x + 1)(3x − 2)?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 11, 2018

#### Explanation:

A quadratic equation in standard form is

We are given the quadratic equation

Let's expand the parentheses and add similar terms to put the equation in standard form.

Comparing this equation to the general form, we can see that