Writing an Equation in Standard Form

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Taught by mrbrianmclogan
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Errors in this video:

At about the 2:53 mark, the teacher says that a > 1 means that the graph opens upward. He should have said that if a is positive, then the graph opens upward.
Also, a is not greater than 1 in this example (a=1).

Lesson Description:

How to write an equation in standard form and find the vertex

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do I graph a parabola?
  • How do I write a quadratic equation in standard form?
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  • How do I graph 4x^2+4x+13?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson teaches how to take a quadratic equation and put it into standard form. It then shows how to graph the equation once it is in standard form.