Posted by **Joy** on Monday, October 14, 2013 at 3:31pm.

Find the standard form of the equation of the parabola with the given characteristics and vertex at the origin. Passes through the point (-1, 1/8); vertical axis.

There is no focus of the parabola or equation given, so how am I suppose to solve this problem?

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**Steve**, Monday, October 14, 2013 at 4:23pm
see the other solution I gave.

Same exact problem, just a different point.

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**Henry**, Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 9:43pm
V(0,0), P(-1,1/8).

Y = a(x-h)^2 + k.

1/8 = a(-1-0)^2 + 0.

a = 1/8.

Y = 1/8(x-0)^2 + 0.

Y = (1/8)x^2.

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