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iiamentertainment
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Write an equation of a parabola with a vertex at the origin and a directrix at y = 5. (1 point)
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Write an equation of a parabola with a vertex at the origin and a directrix at y = 5. (1 point)
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
we can use this to refine our parabola
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
since the vertex is at (0,0) and the directrix is: 5 units from it, a = 5 lets start with: y = kx^2 and define k when x = 2a, y = a 10 5 5 = k(10)^2 5/100 = k = 1/20 maybe
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