# SOLUTION: write the equation in standard form for the parabola with vertex (0,0) and directrix y=14

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Quadratic-relations-and-conic-sections Question 609824: write the equation in standard form for the parabola with vertex (0,0) and directrix y=14Answer by lwsshak3(6513)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!write the equation in standard form for the parabola with vertex (0,0) and directrix y=14 ** This is a parabola that opens downwards. Its standard form of equation: (x-h)^2=-4p(y-k)^2, with (h,k)=(x,y) coordinates of the vertex For given parabola: vertex: (0,0) (given) axis of symmetry=y-axis or x=0 p=14 (distance from directrix to vertex on the axis of symmetry) 4p=56 Equation: x^2=-56y