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    Quadratic Equations : Vertex and Intercepts

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    I am trying to find the vertex, x and y intercepts of the quadratic function
    f(x) = x^2 - 5x - 6.

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    By completing the square,
    f(x) = x^2 - 5x - 6=(x-5/2)^2 ...

    Solution Summary

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