# How do you write an equation of a parabola with its vertex at the origin and focus at (0,3)?

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Sep 6, 2017

**The equation of parabola is**

#### Explanation:

The standard vertex form of equation of parabola is

The equation of parabola is

The focus is at

opens upward and

midway between focus and directrix , which is below the vertex.

The distance of directrix from vertex is

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