Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter 9 - Test - Page 1037: 5


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Work Step by Step

Step 1. Graph the conic section as shown in the figure. Step 2. From the equation, we can identify it is a parabola with $p=\frac{8}{4}=2$. Step 3. We can find the vertex at $(-5,1)$, the focus at $(-5,3)$, and the directrix as $y=-1$
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