Math
posted by Abbey(Please help) on .
Find the vertex, focus, and directrix of the parabola.
x^2  2x + 8y + 9 = 0
x^2  2x +1 = 8y + 9+ 1
(x1)^2 = 8(y1.25)
vertex:(1,1.25)
focus:(1,.75)
directrix: y=3.25

Is this correct?

it looks good to me

My teacher said that I had sign errors. I do not see where I went wrong.

I don't either