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

Find an equation is standard form for the conic that satisfies the given condition.

Parabola: vertex (2,3), vertical axis passing through (1,5)

2. Relevant equations

vertex= (h,k)

3. The attempt at a solution

I know how to solve a problem like this if I was given the vertex and/or any combination of focus, directrix, p, etc. What is confusing me about this problem is "vertical axis passing through 1,5". In all of my HW problems I have never encountered a problem in which this was given as information to find the equation. I do not know what it has to do with the problem or how that information allows me to continue on.

Any help on what relevance that has for this problem/ equations relevant to that to allow me to work this out would be very much appreciated, thank you.

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# Homework Help: Please help understanding what the question is asking Calc II (Conics)

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