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How do you write the general conic form equation of a parabola?

  • The answer must be set equal to zero and the only information given is the vertex and the focus

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Robert J. | Certified High School AP Calculus and Physics TeacherCertified High School AP Calculus and Ph...
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Vertex: (h, k)

Focus: (h, k+p)

Parabola: y = (1/(4p))(x-h)2 + k, in vertex form.