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    The Parabola

    For each question below, find an equation of the parabola described. Find the two points that define the latus rectum.

    (1) Focus at (0, -1); directrix the line y = 1

    (2) Directrix the lilne x = -1/2; vertex at (0,0)
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    Quote Originally Posted by magentarita View Post
    For each question below, find an equation of the parabola described. Find the two points that define the latus rectum.

    (1) Focus at (0, -1); directrix the line y = 1

    (2) Directrix the lilne x = -1/2; vertex at (0,0)
    see post #2 here

    hope it helps
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    Thanks

    Quote Originally Posted by Jhevon View Post
    see post #2 here

    hope it helps
    Wow, what a great reply to Angel.
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