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Asked Nov 15, 2019
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I dont understand if this is a completing a square problem and if so how i would go about solving it. 

Find the vertex, focus, and directrix of the parabola. Then sketch the parabola.
(x 5)2
16(y4) 0
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Find the vertex, focus, and directrix of the parabola. Then sketch the parabola. (x 5)2 16(y4) 0

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Step 1
(x-5)+16(y+4)= 0
The given equation is (x-5
Rewrite the equation as, (x-5) =-16(y+4) which is in the standard form of
(x-h 4py-k)
Therefore, 4p -16p-4
Comparing to the standard form, (h,k) = (5,-4)
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(x-5)+16(y+4)= 0 The given equation is (x-5 Rewrite the equation as, (x-5) =-16(y+4) which is in the standard form of (x-h 4py-k) Therefore, 4p -16p-4 Comparing to the standard form, (h,k) = (5,-4)

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