  PRE-ALGEBRA
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PRE-CALCULUS
CALCULUS    Precalculus 2014 PAGE: 428 SET: Exercises PROBLEM: 1
Please look in your text book for this problem Statement The equation is .

Since the square term is , the parabola is vertical.

Standard form of the vertical parabola is ,

where is vertex.

Focus .

Axis of symmetry .

Directrix .

The parabola equation . Compare the above equation with .

Since , the parabola opens up.

Vertex Focus Axis of symmetry Directrix .

Graph the vertex, focus, axis of symmetry and directrix.

Construct a table of values to graph the general shape of the curve. .

Solve for .  .           Plot the points and connect the curve.

Graph:

Graph of : Vertex .

Focus .

Axis of symmetry .

Directrix .

Graph of : . TESTIMONIALS
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