### Home > INT2 > Chapter 11 > Lesson 11.1.2 > Problem 11-24

11-24.

Rewrite in graphing form. Then use either equation to determine the

*‑intercepts algebraically. What happens? Why?*

Complete the square:

Set equal to

You cannot get a negative number from a square root, so there are no real solutions to either equation.

This means that the parabola never crosses the axis.