# What is the equation, in standard form, for a parabola with the vertex (1,2) and directrix y=-2?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 29, 2016

The equation of the parabola is

#### Explanation:

The vertex is

The directrix is

The directrix is also

Therefore,

The focus is

The distance any point

The equation of the parabola is

graph{(x-1)^2=16(y-2) [-10, 10, -5, 5]}