# Find the Maximum/Minimum Value f(x)=4(x+2)^2-6

Simplify each term.
Rewrite as .
Expand using the FOIL Method.
Apply the distributive property.
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Apply the distributive property.
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Simplify.
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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 .
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Find the value of equal to .
Substitute in the values of and .
Remove parentheses.
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Cancel the common factor of and .
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Replace the variable with in the expression.
Simplify the result.
Simplify each term.
Raise to the power of .
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Simplify by adding and subtracting.
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The final answer is .
Use the and values to find where the minimum occurs.
Find the Maximum/Minimum Value f(x)=4(x+2)^2-6

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