I need to know how to get it not the formula

I need to know how to get it not the formula

find its quation

Find the equation of a parabola through (-15/4 , 2) and (0,-1) whose axis is parallel to the x axis and latus rectum is 4. Please help

The center of a pipe with a diameter of 0.5 in. is located 10 in. from a mirror with a parabolic cross section used as a solar collector. The center of the pipe is at the focus of the parabola. a...

Archimedes proved that the area between a line and a parabola equals 4/3 the area of the inscribed triangle formed by the two points of intersection and the point on the parabola midway between the...

A. Y=5(x+28)^2 -11 B. X=5(y+11)^2 -28 C.y=-5(x+11)^2 -28 D.x=-5(y+28)^2 -11

Write the standard form of the equation of the parabola that has the indicated vertex and passes through the given point. Use f(x)=a(x-h)^2+k. Vetex: (2,3) Point: (-4,2)

Write the equation of the parabola with focus F(1,1) and directrix y=5

1. Question from Photo: http://i.imgur.com/aLe3JU6.png?1 ; Can you explain how you convert the word problem into algebraic equations. Answer to this question...

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I need to complete the square.

Hi, I'm being asked to determine equation of a parabola without the zeros I'm not too sure what that means to be honest, But, lets say you get 3 points of a parabola, none of them are "zeros",...

PQ is a double ordinate of parabola y^2=4ax find the eqn. to the locus of its point of trisection

A ferry service transporting passengers charges a fair of $10 and carries 300 persons per day. The manager estimates that the company will lose 15 passengers for each increase of $1 in the fare. Find...

I know that the x-intercepts are (0,0) and (2.4, 0 ), and that the vertex is (1.22, 7.3 ), and now I need to find the eqaution of this parabola using this information, except I have...

A daring feat performed in Acapulco, Mexico is for a person to dive from a cliff into the ocean. Starting about 17 metres above the water, the height, h (in metres), of a diver t seconds after he...

A farmer decides to fence a new rectangular paddock with the greatest possible area, using an existing fence for one side and 40 metres of fencing to make the other three sides. Let the area of the...

The height, h metres, of a model rocket above the ground t seconds after after launching is given by the equation h=4t(50-t) for 0 < t < 50 a) Sketch the graph of the rocket...

The price of shares in fledging company 'Lollies 'r us' plunged dramitically one afternoon, the following the breakout of a small fire on the premises. However, Ms Sarah Sayva of Lollies Anonymous...

A tennis player hits a tennis ball just as it hits one end line of the court. The path of the ball is modeled by the equation( y − 6)= − 6 /1,521 (x − 39)^2 where x = 0 is at the end line. The tennis...

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