# What is the vertex form of #y= x^2+x/2-4 #?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 21, 2015

#### Explanation:

Given:

Complete the square:

Re-write as a squared binomial plus a simplified constant:

Complete vertex form is

so we adjust signs to get this form (an include the default value for

which has its vertex at

graph{x^2+x/2-4 [-3.813, 6.054, -4.736, 0.196]}