# Quadratic Equation : Vertex and Intercepts

How do I find the vertex and intercepts for this quadratic function?

y = x squared - 4x - 12.

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y = x^2 - 4x - 12

y = (x^2-4x+4)-16

y = (x-2)^2 -16

Thus, when x = 2, Y(min) = ...

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The vertex and intercepts of a quadratic equation are found and the details are provided.

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