Finding the Equation of a Shifted Conic Find an equation for the conic section with the given properties.
The parabola with focus and directrix
The equation of the parabola with focus and directrix .
The foci of the parabola is .
The directrix of the parabola is .
For an equation in and , if the value of is replaced by , then the graph is shifted horizontally and if the value of is replaced by , then the graph is shifted vertically.
The equation of a parabola with vertex and directrix is given below.
Consider the information provided about the hyperbola.
This implies that the parabola is facing towards left.
The vertex is the midpoint between the foci and the directrix.
The vertex of the parabola is given below.
The distance between the vertex and the directrix is given below
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