# Any Way To Do This ?

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### #1 MithrandiR

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Posted 23 November 2004 - 11:50 AM

given a point and a vertex

can we find the equation of the parabola ?

### #2 Lovecasio

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Posted 23 November 2004 - 12:40 PM

Hi.
Yes, we can. General form of parabola is : (y-h)^2=2p(x-k)^2 ( or inverse ). If you know vertex (h,k), and a point (x,y) then replace them in equation and solve for p.

### #3 Overlord

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Posted 23 November 2004 - 04:59 PM

you suppose the parabola axis is parallel to y-axis or x-axis ?

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