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The vertex is always halfway between the focus and the directrix, and the parabola always curves away from the directrix, so I'll do a quick graph showing the focus, the directrix, and a rough idea of where the parabola will go:

So the vertex, exactly between the focus and directrix, must be at (h, k) = (1, 2). The absolute value of p is the distance between the vertex and the focus and the distance between the vertex and the directrix. (The sign on p tells me which way the parabola faces.) Since the focus and directrix are two units apart, then this distance has to be one unit, so | p | = 1. Since the focus is to the left of the vertex and directrix, then the parabola faces left (as I'd shown in my picture) and I get a negative value for p: p = 1. Since this is a "sideway" parabola, then the y part gets squared, rather than the x part. So the conics form of the equation must be:

Write an equation of the parabola with vertex (3,

Since the x-coordinates of the vertex and focus are the same, they are one of top of the other, so this is a regular vertical parabola, where the x part is squared. Since the vertex is below the focus, this is a right-side up parabola and p is positive. Since the vertex and focus are 5 1 =

And that's all I need for my equation, since they already gave me the vertex.

Write an equation for the parabola with vertex

The directrix is an horizontal line; since this line is perpendicular to the axis of symmetry, then this must be a regular parabola, where the x part is squared. The distance between the vertex and the directrix is |5 (2)| = |5 + 2| = 3. Since the directrix is below the vertex, then this is a right-side up parabola, so p is positive: p = 3. And that's all I need to find my equation:

ELLIPSE

Write an equation for the ellipse having one focus at (0, and its center at (0, 0).

Since the focus and vertex are above and below each other, rather than side by side, I know that 2 this ellipse must be taller than it is wide. Then a will go with the y part of the equation. Also, since the focus is 3 units above the center, then c = 3; since the vertex is 4 units above, then a= 4. The equation b2 = a2 c2 gives me 16 9 = 7 = b2. (Since I wasn't asked for the length of the minor axis or the location of the co-vertices, I don't need the value of b itself.) Then my equation is:

Write an equation for the ellipse with vertices and foci (3,

The center is midway between the two foci, so (h, k) = (1, 0), by the Midpoint Formula. Each focus is 2 units from the center, so c = 2. The vertices are 3 units from the center, so a = 3. Also, the foci and vertices are to the left and right of each other, so this ellipse is wider than it is tall, 2 and a will go with the x part of the ellipse equation. The equation b

2

Write an equation for the ellipse centered at the origin, having a vertex at containing the point (2, 4).

(0, 5) and

2

Since the vertex is 5 units below the center, then this vertex is taller than it is wide, and the a will 2 2 2 2 go with the y part of the equation. Also, a = 5, so a = 25. I know that b = a c , but I don't know the values of b or c. However, I do have the values of h, k, and a, and also a set of values

for x and y, those values being the point they gave me on the ellipse. So I'll set up the equation with everything I've got so far, and solve for b.

Then my equation is:

Write an equation for the ellipse having foci at and eccentricity e = 3/4.

The center is between the two foci, so (h, k) = (0, 0). Since the foci are 2 units to either side of 2 the center, then c = 2, this ellipse is wider than it is tall, and a will go with the x part of the 2 equation. I know that e = c/a, so 3/4 = 2/a. Solving the proportion, I get a = 8/3, so a = 64/9. 2 2 2 2 The equation b = a c gives me 64/9 4 = 64/9 36/9 = 28/9 = b . Now that I have values for

HYPERBOLA

Find an equation for the hyperbola with center vertex (0, 3), and focus (5, 3).

(2, 3),

The center, focus, and vertex all lie on the horizontal line y = 3 (that is, they're side by side on a line paralleling the x-axis), so the branches must be side by side, and the x part of the equation 2 must be added. The a will go with the x part of the equation, and the y part will be subtracted. The vertex is 2 units from the center, so a = 2; the focus is 3 units from the center, so c = 3. 2 2 2 2 Then a + b = c gives me b = 9 4 = 5. I don't need to bother with the value of b itself, since they only asked me for the equation, which is:

Find an equation for the hyperbola with center and asymptotes y = (5/3)x. The vertex and the center are both on the vertical line x = 0 (that is, on the y-axis), so the hyperbola's branches are above and below each other, not side by side. Then the y part of the equation will be added, and will 2 get the a as its denominator. Also, the slopes of the two asymptotes will be of the form m = a/b. The vertex they gave me is 5 units above the center, so a = 5 and a2 = 25. The slope of the asymptotes (ignoring the "plus-minus" part) is a/b I need in order to find my equation:

Find an equation of the hyperbola with x-intercepts at x and foci at (6, 0) and (4, 0).

= 5 and x = 3,

The foci are side by side, so this hyperbola's branches are side by side, and the center, foci, and vertices lie on a line paralleling the x-axis. So the y part of the equation will be subtracted and 2 the a will go with the x part of the equation. The center is midway between the foci, so the center

must be at (h, k) = (1, 0). The foci are 5 units to either side of the center, so c 25. Copyright Elizabeth Stapel 2010-2011 All Rights Reserved

= 5 andc2 =

The center lies on the x-axis, so the two x-intercepts must then also be the hyperbola's vertices. 2 Since the intercepts are 4 units to either side of the center, then a = 4 and a = 16. 2 2 2 2 Then a +b = c tells me that b = 25 16 = 9, and my equation is:

The vertices are above and below each other, so the center, foci, and vertices lie on a vertical line 2 paralleling the y-axis. Then the a will go with the y part of the hyperbola equation, and the x part will be subtracted. The center is midway between the two vertices, so (h, k) = (2, 7). The vertices are 8 units 2 above and below the center, so a = 8 and a = 64. The eccentricity is e = c/a = 17/8 = c/8, 2 2 2 2 2 soc = 17 and c = 289. The equation a + b = c tells me that b = 289 64 = 225. Then my equation is:

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