# Introduction to quadratic functions

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**Identifying Characteristics of Quadratic Functions in General Form: $y = ax^2 +bx + c$**$y = 2{x^2} - 12x + 10$ is a quadratic function in general form.

i) Determine:

• y-intercept

• x-intercepts

• vertex

ii) Sketch the graph**Identifying Characteristics of Quadratic Functions in Vertex Form: $y = a(x-p)^2 + q$**$y = 2{\left( {x - 3} \right)^2} - 8$ is a quadratic function in vertex form.

i) Determine:

• y-intercept

• x-intercepts

• vertex

ii) Sketch the graph

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