For finding vertex, problems like ax^2 such as yours, would be (0,0). Problems like ax^2 + c, would be (0, c) and problems like ax^2 + bx + c, would be solved by -b/2a. Now back to the question, the vertex would be (0,0). And to find other points, you make a table. X | Y 2 | -8 1 | -2 0 | 0 -1 | -2 2 | -8 To find the X’s you just put the numbers that are to the left and right of 0 (which is the x of the vertex). Then, you plug in those numbers into the equation and solve. You will notice a pattern with the Y’s every time you make a table for a parabola. I hope this helps 🙂

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For finding vertex, problems like ax^2 such as yours, would be (0,0). Problems like ax^2 + c, would be (0, c) and problems like ax^2 + bx + c, would be solved by -b/2a.

Now back to the question, the vertex would be (0,0). And to find other points, you make a table.

X | Y

2 | -8

1 | -2

0 | 0

-1 | -2

2 | -8

To find the X’s you just put the numbers that are to the left and right of 0 (which is the x of the vertex). Then, you plug in those numbers into the equation and solve. You will notice a pattern with the Y’s every time you make a table for a parabola. I hope this helps 🙂