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# Identify the vertex for the graph of y = -2x^{2} -12x

(-3, 18), (-3, 55), (3, -53), (3, -47)

**Solution:**

Given y = -2x^{2} - 12x

Comparing the general equation of the parabola with the given equation, we get

a = -2 , b = -12 and c = 0

The vertex of a parabola is given by (h, k)

h = -b/2a

k = f(h)

h = 12/2(-2) = -3

k = f(-3) = -2(-3)^{2 }-12(-3)

= 36-18 = 18

This is the vertex is (-3, 18)

## Identify the vertex for the graph of y = -2x^{2} -12x

(-3, 18), (-3, 55), (3, -53), (3, -47)

**Summary: **

The vertex for the graph of y = -2x^{2} -12x is (-3, 18).

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