# Find the X and Y Intercepts f(x)=(x-1)^2-9

Find the x-intercepts.
To find the x-intercept(s), substitute in for and solve for .
Solve the equation.
Rewrite the equation as .
Add to both sides of the equation.
Take the square root of each side of the equation to set up the solution for
Remove the perfect root factor under the radical to solve for .
Simplify the right side of the equation.
Rewrite as .
Pull terms out from under the radical, assuming positive real numbers.
The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.
First, use the positive value of the to find the first solution.
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
Add to both sides of the equation.
Next, use the negative value of the to find the second solution.
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
Add to both sides of the equation.
The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.
x-intercept(s) in point form.
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Find the y-intercepts.
To find the y-intercept(s), substitute in for and solve for .
Solve the equation.
Remove parentheses.
Simplify .
Simplify each term.
Subtract from .
Raise to the power of .
Subtract from .
y-intercept(s) in point form.
y-intercept(s):
y-intercept(s):
List the intersections.
x-intercept(s):
y-intercept(s):
Find the X and Y Intercepts f(x)=(x-1)^2-9