Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 4 Quadratic Functions and Factoring - 4.1 Graph Quadratic Functions in Standard Form - Guided Practice for Examples 4 and 5 - Page 239: 7


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Let's compare $f(x)=4x^2+16x-3$ to $f(x)=ax^2+bx+c$. We can see that a=4, b=16, c=-3. a>0, hence the graph opens up, and its vertex is a minimum. The minimum value is at $x=-\frac{b}{2a}=-\frac{16}{2\cdot 4}=-2.$ Hence the minimum value is $f(-2)=4(-2)^2+16(-2)-3=-19.$
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