(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

write the standard form of the equation

x^2-4x+8y+12=0

find the focus

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

i have it down to (x-2)^2=-8(y-8)

i'm not sure if you have to multiply the -8 on the right side of the equations by 4 since the focus is 1/4a

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# Homework Help: Parabola General to standard form

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