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7-65.

The equation is not easy to graph in the form it is in.

Write the equation in vertex form:

.Factor a

from the 1st two terms. Fill in the ?'s. Note they are NOT the same!

Finish completing the square.

Find the vertex of the parabola.

Be careful of your signs.