1. ## parametrization

I am having difficulty finding the solution to:
Find the parametrization for the left of the parabola y = x^2 - 4x + 3
Help anyone.

2. Originally Posted by jmastrella
I am having difficulty finding the solution to:
Find the parametrization for the left of the parabola y = x^2 - 4x + 3
Help anyone.
$y = (x - 2)^2 - 1$ so one possible answer is $x = t + 2$ and $y = t^2 - 1$ for $t <0$.