Find the equation of the parabola described. Find the two points that define the latus rectum, and graph the equation by hand.
Focus at and directix of the line .
The equation of a parabola is . The points are and . The graph of an equation is :
The given focus of an equation be and an equation of its directix of a line be .
The vertex of an equation be at . The vertex is midway between the focus and the directix. Since, the focus is on the x-axis at , the equation of the parabola is f the form
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The points that determine the latus rectum by letting .
The points are and .
The graph of an equation will be
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