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9-63.

Consider the function $y = x^{2} + 5x + 7$.

1. Complete the square to find the vertex.

$\text{Vertex: }\left(-\frac{5}{2},\,\frac{3}{4}\right)$

2. Find the y-intercept.

(0, 7)

3. Use the vertex, the y-intercept, and the symmetry of parabolas to find a third point and sketch the graph.