Calculus 8th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1285740629
ISBN 13: 978-1-28574-062-1

Chapter 10 - Parametric Equations and Polar Coordinates - 10.5 Conic Sections - 10.5 Exercises - Page 720: 2

Answer

vertex: $(0,0)$ Focus: $(\frac{5}{8},0)$ Directrix: $x=-\frac{5}{8}$
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Work Step by Step

$2y^2=5x$ or, $y^2=4(\frac{5}{8})x$ Thus, vertex: $(0,0)$ Focus: $(\frac{5}{8},0)$ Directrix: $x=-\frac{5}{8}$
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