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Unit 8, Activity 2, Parabolas as Conic Sections with Answers
Blackline Masters, Advanced Math – PreCalculus
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Louisiana Comprehensive Curriculum, Revised 2008
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2.
Find the standard form of the equation of each parabola using the given information.
Sketch the graph.
a) Focus: (1, 0); directrix the line x = 1
The equation is
yx
2
4
=
b) Vertex (5, 2); Focus (3, 2)
The equation is
−=
−
−
28
5
2
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c) Focus at (0, 3) and vertex at (0, 1)
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course MAC 1147 taught by Professor German during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
 Fall '08
 GERMAN
 Calculus, PreCalculus, Conic Sections

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