Precalculus Examples

Move all variables to the left side and all constants to the right side.
Complete the square for .
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Use the form , to find the values of , , and .
Consider the vertex form of a parabola.
Find the value of using the formula .
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Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Find the value of using the formula .
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply by .
Raise to the power of .
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
Substitute the values of , , and into the vertex form .
Substitute for in the equation .
Move to the right side of the equation by adding to both sides.
Complete the square for .
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Use the form , to find the values of , , and .
Consider the vertex form of a parabola.
Find the value of using the formula .
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Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Find the value of using the formula .
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply by .
Raise to the power of .
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
Substitute the values of , , and into the vertex form .
Substitute for in the equation .
Move to the right side of the equation by adding to both sides.
Find the common denominator.
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Write as a fraction with denominator .
Multiply by .
Multiply and .
Combine fractions.
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Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
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Multiply by .
Add and .
Add and .
Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.
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Factor out of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
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