# How do you write the equation of the parabola in vertex form given vertex (0,0) and a focus (-3,0)?

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Mar 14, 2017

The equation of the parabola is

#### Explanation:

The equation of a parabola with the vertex at

The focus is

Therefore,

The equation of the parabola is

graph{(y^2+6x)((x+3)^2+(y)^2-0.01)=0 [-8.89, 8.89, -4.445, 4.44]}