# SOLUTION: Write an equation for the parabola whose vertex is at (-8,4) and passes through (-6,2).

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 Question 41897: Write an equation for the parabola whose vertex is at (-8,4) and passes through (-6,2).Answer by venugopalramana(3286)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Write an equation for the parabola whose vertex is at (-8,4) and passes through (-6,2). EQN.OF PARABOLA IN STD FORM IS (Y-K)^2=4A(X-H) WHERE (H,K) IS VERTEX...H=-8...K=4 EQN IS (Y-4)^2=4A(X+8)...IT PASSES THROUGH (-6,2)..SO,... (2-4)^2=4A(-6+8)=8A 4=8A A=0.5 EQN.IS (Y-4)^2=2(X+8)