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PRECALCULUS 1st QUIZ

1. Given the equation of the parabola 𝑥 2 − 4𝑥 − 12𝑦 − 20 = 0, reduce to its standard form and
then find the direction of the opening, vertex, focus, endpoints of the latus rectum, and the
equation of the directrix. Sketch the graph. (10 points)

2. Find the equation of the parabola in standard form with vertex (-1, -6) through points (-5, -4)
and (11, 12). (10 points)
3. The bulb of a flashlight is placed at the focus above the parabolic reflector. If the surface is 5
inches across and 1.5 deep at the vertex, how far is the bulb above the vertex? (10 points)

4. Write the equation of the circle through points (2,1), and (3,5) and having its center on the
line 8𝑥 + 5𝑦 = 8. (10 points)

5. Reduce the equation of the circle 2𝑥 2 + 2𝑦 2 − 2𝑥 + 2𝑦 − 17 = 0 into standard form and


draw the graph. (10 points)