# Solution: Find the coordinates of the vertex of the parabola

Find the coordinates of the vertex of the parabola y = x^2 – 4x + 1 by making use of the fact that at the vertex, the slope of the tangent is zero.

#### Problem Statement: ECE Board April 1999

Find the coordinates of the vertex of the parabola y = x^2 – 4x + 1 by making use of the fact that at the vertex, the slope of the tangent is zero.
• A. (2, -3)
• B. (3, -2)
• C. (-1, -3)
• D. (-2, -3)

The coordinates of the vertex of the parabola is equal to (2, -3)

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