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Finding the y-intercept of a Parabola

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Finding the y-intercept of a Parabola
Quadratic Parent Function, y = x^2

Quadratic Parent Function, y = x^2

Jennifer Ledwith

A parabola is a visual representation of a quadratic function. Each parabola contains a y-intercept, the point at which the function crosses the y-axis.

How to Find the y-intercept

This article introduces the tools for finding the y-intercept.

  • The graph of a quadratic function
  • The equation of a quadratic function

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