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Find the equation of the parabola that satisfies the following conditions: Focus ;  directrix

Solution: Focus ; directrix
Since the focus lies on the -axis and directrix is to the left of -axis.
So, the axis of the parabola is -axis
Therefore the equation of the parabola is either of the form
Here ,
Thus, the equation of the parabola is  
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