# Find the Maximum/Minimum Value f(x)=x^2+2x-1 The maximum or minimum of a quadratic function occurs at . If is negative, the maximum value of the function is . If is positive, the minimum value of the function is .
occurs at
Find the value of equal to .
Substitute in the values of and .
Remove the extra parentheses from the expression .
Remove the parentheses from the numerator.
Remove the parentheses from the denominator.
Simplify .
Cancel the common factor of .
Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Multiply by .
Replace the variable with in the expression.
Simplify the result.
Simplify each term.
Raise to the power of .
Multiply by .
Simplify by subtracting numbers.
Subtract from .
Subtract from .
The final answer is .
Use the and values to find where the minimum occurs.
Find the Maximum/Minimum Value f(x)=x^2+2x-1

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