A parabola is a two-dimensional, mirror-symmetrical curve, which is
approximately U-shaped when oriented ...
Introduces the terms and equations related to parabolas in the context of conics.
Relates ... Show how to 'read' from the 'conics' form of the parabola equation.
Parabola--its graph, forms of its equation, axis of symmetry and much more
The equation of a parabola is derived from the focus and directrix, and then the
general formula is used to solve an example.
This is an applet to explore the equation of a parabola and its properties. The
equation used is the standard equation that has the form ...
Formulas for Parabola. Parabola is a Greek word which refers to a particular
plane curve. In general words, parabola can also be define as a plane curve of
Axis of symmetry of a parabola is a line that runs down its center and passes
through the focus and vertex of the parabola and perpendicular to its directrix
Parabola formulas, vertical and horizontal parabolas, axis on the y-axis and the x
-axis and parabolas with vertex at the origin.
parabola. When you kick a soccer ball (or shoot an arrow, fire a missile or throw a
stone) it arcs up into ... Example: Where is the focus in the equation y<sup>2</sup>=5x ?
Parabola Formulas. Home Up. Parabolas: Standard Form (Vertex Form) ... If "a" is
negative the parabola opens down and has a maximum value. |a| = 1; normal ...