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 Question from sussie, a student: How do you find the inter sept form of y=X^2-2x-3?

Hi Sussie,

Factoring this expression gives $y = x^2 - 2x - 3 = (x - 3)(x + 1).$ Hence the x-intercepts are $x = 3$ and $x = -1.$ Is this what you mean by the intercept form?

Penny

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