Here is an example of how to graph a quadratic equation.  Remember to read the lesson on this topic.

Basic steps to follow:

1. First write the quadratic equation into standard form (from highest to lowest power)
2. Next use the formula to find the vertex (x, y) point of the graph
3. Lastly determine if the parabola is up or down and graph; you can also find reference points for your graph the the x and y intercepts

Quadratic Equations-graphing-1

Important habits to master math:

1. write out all steps
2. be very neat
3. use pencil not pen
4. review your work as your go
5. make sure you know the basics like fractions, positive and negative numbers and order of operations