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anonymous
 one year ago
What is the equation of the following graph?
anonymous
 one year ago
What is the equation of the following graph?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[y^2=4px\]find out the p

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can do that or do you need help?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I need help, I don't understand /:

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01 way to find p is to use absolute value of the distance between the origin of your parabola and the directrix.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438925592999:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since we are finding positive p you have to multiple by 1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but how to I find the correct absolute value?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when y=10 x=5 can't we make use of that @saseal ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@R05E you have to be sure if that is your focus

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the  line shows the directrix @saseal ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yea thats the directrix line

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but if we put y=10 and x=5 we get p=1... why is that? :\

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438927425580:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because directix=p and focus is (p,0)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it just happens in this question that y=10 x=5 at the focus, doesnt mean it will always happen

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the equation of the parabola is y^2=20x or y^2=4x ? I'm confused... @saseal ...:(

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y^2=4(5)x > y^2=20x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but by plugging in the coordinates we cant make sure of the equation... why's that?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0theres always 2 answers to the parabola unless you are at origin. good luck pluggin em out

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry sorry I got that wrong thank you very very much by the way!!! @saseal... for your patience and kindness!! I love you!! I will medal you..!!!
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