# What is the equation of the parabola that has a vertex at # (0, 8) # and passes through point # (2,32) #?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 1, 2016

We must first analyze vertex form.

#### Explanation:

Vertex form is

32 - 8 = 4a#

The equation is

**Practice exercises:**

- Find the equation of a parabola that has a vertex at (2, -3) and that passes through (-5,-8).

**Challenge problem:**

What is the equation of a parabola that pass through the points

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