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What is an equation of a parabola with the given vertex and focus?
vertex: (–2, 5); focus: (–2, 6)
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What is an equation of a parabola with the given vertex and focus? vertex: (–2, 5); focus: (–2, 6) Walk Me Through Please !
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it always helps me to start drawing a picture with the information.
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dw:1361894247395:dw
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so the distance from focus to vertex is 1 and i know that this will take the form (y5)= n(x+2^2 to solve for n, we can calibrate it with the extra point that is located to the side of the focus
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dw:1361894396088:dw
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
since a = 1, 2+2a = 0 n = (y5)/(x+2)^2 n = (65)/(0+2)^2 n = 1/4
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