# What is the vertex form of #y=-3x^2 -2x+5#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

Out target is the quadratic vertex form:

We are given

Extracting the

Completing the square

This is technically a more correct version than I give in the "Answer" since it clearly identifies the vertex as being at

but I thought the "Answer" version was easier to read.

(Check with your instructor for the preferred form).