# What is the equation of the parabola with a focus at (-1,3) and a directrix of y= -6?

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May 18, 2016

Equation of parabola is

#### Explanation:

Here the directrix is a horizontal line

Since this line is perpendicular to the axis of symmetry, this is a regular parabola, where the

Now the distance of a point on parabola from focus at

Its distance from focus is

Hence,

or

or

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