Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 4 - 4.3 - Conics - 4.3 Exercises - Page 337: 27


$x^2=\frac{3}{2}y$ Focus: $(0,\frac{3}{8})$

Work Step by Step

Parabola in the standard form with the vertex at origin (vertical axis): $x^2=4py$ $3^2=4p(6)$ $9=24p$ $p=\frac{3}{8}$ $x^2=4(\frac{3}{8})y$ $x^2=\frac{3}{2}y$ Focus: $(0,p)=(0,\frac{3}{8})$
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