Ex 11.2, 4 - x2 = -16y, find focus, axis, directrix, latus - Parabola - Basic Questions

  1. Chapter 11 Class 11 Conic Sections
  2. Serial order wise


Ex 11.2, 4 Find the coordinates of the focus, axis of the parabola, the equation of directrix and the length of the latus rectum for x2 = 16y Given equation is x2 = 16y. Since the above equation is involves x2 Its axis is y-axis Also coefficient of y is negative ( ) Hence we use equation x2 = 4ay Latus Rectum is 4a = 4 4 = 16

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