# What is the y-intercept of the graph of y =-x^2-2x+5?

Sep 25, 2015

The y-intercept is $5$.

#### Explanation:

The y-intercept is determined by finding the value of $y$ when $x = 0$.

$y = - {0}^{2} - 2 \left(0\right) + 5 =$

$y = 5$

graph{y=-x^2-2x+5 [-16.02, 16.01, -8.01, 8.01]}