Writing Parabola Equations Worksheets

How to Write a Parabola Equation? Exposed sideways for parabolas, have a typical form of equation i.e. (y - k)2 = 4p(x – h). Their apex or tip of our parabola is specified by the point (h, k). For parabolas that open up and down, their focal point is specified by (h, k + p). And for the parabolas that are exposed sideways, their focal point is (h + p, K). To write the equation of a parabola: 1. You can regulate which pattern to use (based on whether it is parallel or vertical). 2. Substitute them in h and k. 3. Select a coordinate to substitute in and resolve for a. 4. Inscribe your ultimate equation with a, h, and k. Reminisce the patterns: vertical: y = a(x - h)2 + k. horizontal: x = a(y - k)2 + h.

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