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How would I complete the square to find this one?

Finding the Focus of a Parabola
Example 3
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Find the focus of the parabola y
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Finding the Focus of a Parabola Example 3 1 Find the focus of the parabola y 2

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Step 1

We need to find the focus of the given parabola

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1 — х + 2**-х, 2 у 3

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Step 2

We know that,

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The general equation of a vertical parabola is given by, 4p(y k)(x-h)2 (1) Where, (h, kp) is the focus of the parabola

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Step 3

We will try to convert the given equation of parabola into standard form and t...

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1 1 2 - х +; 2 у 2x 1) (x2 => у -2y (x22x + 1) - 2 completing the square] 2y 2 x 1)2 2(y 1)(x+ 1) => 4(-) 1) - (x + 1) =>

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