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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the standard form of the equation of the parabola with a focus at (0, 6) and a directrix at y = 6.
anonymous
 one year ago
Find the standard form of the equation of the parabola with a focus at (0, 6) and a directrix at y = 6.

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myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so I like to a do a rough drawing to first figure out if my p is going to be negative or positive and where my vertex is going to be.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it should be positive, just making a mental sketch

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1p is negative if the directrix is above the focus. p is positive if the directrix is below the focus.

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The vertex is halfway between the vertex and the directrix.

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and also right on the first thing

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so we just need to figure out what p is

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1p is the distance between the focus and the vertex

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or you can look at it as the distance between the vertex and the directrix

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[4py=x^2 \] is what we had and we knew p was going to be postive because focus was above directrix and yep just replace p with 6

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yep or you can write it as y=x^2/24 I just divided 24 on both sides

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my answer is y = 1/24x²

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that sounds good too

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, My answer choice is written in the form I wrote it in
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