# SOLUTION: What is the axis of symmetry of the parabola with the equation x-4=(1/4)(y+1)^2?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Quadratic-relations-and-conic-sections Question 195037: What is the axis of symmetry of the parabola with the equation x-4=(1/4)(y+1)^2?Answer by RAY100(1637)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(x-4 ) = 1/4 (y+1)^2 . leading coefficient is positive, therefore it is a horizontal parabola, pointed right. . vertex is at ,,,,( 4, -1 ),,, and axis of symmetry is at y= -1 . checking a few points (4,-1),,,,(4.25,0),,,,(4.25, -2), ok