Finding the Standard Equation of a Parabola In Exercises 17-24, find the standard form of the equation of the parabola with the given characteristics.
Directrix: endpoints of latus rectum are and .
To calculate: The equation of parabola with the directrix and end points of latus rectum and .
The directrix and end points of latus rectum and of parabola.
The standard equation of parabola is,
Since the given parabola has as the directrix therefore the parabola is a U-shaped parabola of the type where is the vertex and is the focus.
The equation of directrix of the parabola is,
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