# How do you write the equation of the parabola in vertex form given Vertex: ( -1, 2), Focus (-1, 0)?

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Jul 19, 2017

The vertex form of a parabola where the vertex and the focus are separated by a vertical distance is:

Where

Substitute the given vertex,

Compute the value of

Substitute the value for

Equation [3] is the answer.