# Finite Math Examples

The domain of the expression is all real numbers except where the expression is undefined. In this case, there is no real number that makes the expression undefined.

Interval Notation:

Set-Builder Notation:

Rewrite the equation in vertex form.

Complete the square for .

Use the form , to find the values of , , and .

Consider the vertex form of a parabola.

Substitute the values of and into the formula .

Cancel the common factor of and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Divide by .

Find the value of using the formula .

Simplify each term.

Raising to any positive power yields .

Multiply by .

Divide by .

Multiply by .

Add and .

Substitute the values of , , and into the vertex form .

Set equal to the new right side.

Use the vertex form, , to determine the values of , , and .

Since the value of is positive, the parabola opens up.

Opens Up

Find the vertex .

The range of a parabola that opens up starts at its vertex and extends to infinity.

Interval Notation:

Set-Builder Notation:

Determine the domain and range.

Domain:

Range: