Conic Sections-Parabola - English

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Definition, parts and properties of a parabola Constructing a parabola Changing the appearance of a parabola The standard equation of a parabola, (x-a)^2 = 4p (y-b) The standard equation of a parabola, (y-l)^2 = 4p (x-m) Correlating both standard equations with direction of axes of symmetry Creating sliders to change coefficients in standard equations The effects of the coefficients in standard equations on the parabola Finding foci, vertex and equations of the axis of symmetry and directrix of a parabola Calculating length of latus rectum of a parabola