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infinitemoes
 one year ago
Please help! what are the focus and directrix of the parabola with equation y =1/16x?
infinitemoes
 one year ago
Please help! what are the focus and directrix of the parabola with equation y =1/16x?

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ToniStark
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hi, I see, its parabola

ToniStark
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1370238010915:dw

ToniStark
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Complete the square on the x terms. Divide the coefficient on the 1st degree x term by 2 and square it. Add the result to both sides of the equation. That will give you a perfect square on the left

infinitemoes
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah I'm just completely lost and I have less than 2 min to get this done. think i'm just gonna take a guess on this one and hope for the best. lol

ToniStark
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1370238694623:dw

infinitemoes
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay, soo.. would the 4 be my directrix? i'm still so lost. lol there's an option for focus (0,4) and directrix 4

infinitemoes
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1awesome. thank you so much!
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