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Graphs and Properties of Quadratic Equations in Standard Form Investigative Activity Graph the following function using the provided table of values: f ( x) = x 2 + 2 x ! 3 x f(x) -4 -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 Why isn’t the graph linear ? Functions that have a degree of _____________ graph ______________ What is the minimum point on the parabola ? _________________ Standard Form: _______________ where a=____, b=_____, c=____ Vertex: ________________________________________ x =____________ f(x) = __________ Axis of Symmetry:_______________________ What is the y-intercept ? __________________ How can you find the y-intercept algebraically? _____________________________ _____________________________ What are the x-intercepts? How can you find the x-intercepts algebraically ? _______________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________