# Converting from general to vertex form by completing the square

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**Completing the square with NO COEFFICIENT in front of the $x^2$ term**

Convert a quadratic function from general form to vertex form by completing the square.

$y=x^2+3x-1$**Completing the square with a NEGATIVE COEFFICIENT in front of the $x^2$ term**

Convert a quadratic function from general form to vertex form by completing the square.

$y=-3x^2-60x-50$**Completing the square with a RATIONAL COEFFICIENT in front of the $x^2$ term**

Convert a quadratic function from general form to vertex form by completing the square.

$y= \frac{1}{2}x^2+x- \frac{5}{2}$**Completing the square with NO CONSTANT TERM**

Convert a quadratic function from general form to vertex form by completing the square.

$y=5x-x^2$