Answer the questions below about the quadratic function.

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Answer the questions below about the quadratic function.

f(x)= -2x^2 - 4x - 1

1.) Does the function have a minimum or maximum value?

2.) Where does the minimum or maximum value occur?

3.) What is the functions minimum or maximum value?

Oct 8th, 2015

Thank you for the opportunity to help you with your question!

Here are the answers of your questions:

1.) Does the function have a minimum or maximum value?

Yes the function has a maximum value.

2.) Where does the minimum or maximum value occur?

The maximum or minimum of a quadratic function occurs at x=−b/2a. If a is negative, the maximum value of the function is f(−b/2a). If a is positive, the minimum value of the function is f(−b/2a)


3.) What is the functions minimum or maximum value?

x = -(-4) / 2 (-2) 

x = -1

f(max) = ax^2 + bx + c

f(max) = -2 (-1)^2 - 4(-1) -1 

f(max) = -2 +4 -1

f(max) = 1 answer

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