# Finding the Equation of a Parabola

### How To : Find extra points for a parabola (quadractic equation)

This is a mathematical educational video on how to find extra points for a parabola. In the first two examples there is no need for finding extra points as they have five points and have zeros of the parabola. In example 3 we need to find extra points. The equation is y=4xsqua ...more

### Use the quadratic equation : finding the mirror point

In this video the tutor shows how to find the mirror point using a quadratic equation. He says that to graph a parabola you need to find the mirror point symmetrical to the Y-intercept. Now he explains how to find a mirror point using an example with sample values. He begins w ...more

### How To : Find the zeros when graphing a quadratic equation

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to graph a parabola and also how to find its roots which are also known as zeroes. He gives the quadratic formula of how to find x-intercepts of a parabola. He takes an example and substitutes the values and finds out the values of the ...more

### How To : Find the vertex when graphing a quadratic equation

The instructor goes about giving a crash course on finding the vertex of a parabola. This is a very nice review of the subject but not really a complete lesson. The instructor fails to explain many of the symbols and other expressions used. The simple way taught by the instruc ...more

### How To : Find points of intersection in different equations

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to solve linear and quadratic equations. It is a liner quadratic system where he shows a parabola and a straight line and he intends to solve the points where the line intersects the parabola. Now he uses comparison to compare the valu ...more

### How To : Find abc, curve direction & y-intercept (quadratic eq)

In this tutorial, we learn how to find abc, curve direction & y-intercept (quadratic eq). First, you need to find the a,b, and c of the equation. A will equal what the coefficient is in the equation, B will equal the second, and C will equal the third term. This tells us if th ...more

### How To : Graph x squared & the square root of x

In this video the instructor shows how to sketch the graph of x squared and square root of x. The first equation is the x squared which is y = x * x. Now to sketch this take a sample values of x and substitute in the equation to get the value of y. Similarly find the set of po ...more

### How To : Create Parabolic Curves Using Straight Lines

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### How To : Find the equation representing a given line in algebra

Need to find the equation of a line? See how it's done with this free video algebra lesson. Need help finding the From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the ...more

### How To : Graph a parabola properly in vertex form

This video shows viewers who are interested in mathematics how to graph a parabola whose formula is displayed in vertex form, or the form y=a(x-h)^2+k, where the vertex is (h, k). After determining the vertex, plot it on your graph. After graphing your vertex, your axis of sym ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line given 2 points

This tutorial teaches you how to find a mathematical equation of a line given 2 points that exists on the line. The tutorial starts off with 2 points labeled (2,-4) and (3,6). The first step is to determine the slope of the line using the formula given in the tutorial in blue. ...more

### How To : Find the point slope form of a line equation

This is a mathematical instructional video on finding the point slope form of a line equation. This technique allows you to find the x and y intercepts of a line. The point slope form is (y-y1)=m(x-x1). The instructor tells you what each of the variables represents, and shows ...more

### How To : Derive a point-slope equation from a graph

Do the words point-slope equation send your head into a spin? Well hold on tight, because the mathproblemgenerator.com has your cure? Here you can find a informative video about calculating slope, as well as finding points to substitute into the equation. After watching this v ...more

### How To : Find a missing part of a triangle, similar to another

In this tutorial the author shows how to find out the missing part of a triangle that is similar to another triangle. He explains the concept of similar triangle diagrammatically by showing that similar triangles have similar angles and parallel sides. Now he labels sides of s ...more

### How To : Find a missing side of a triangle, similar to another

In this tutorial the author shows how to find out the missing side of a triangle which is similar to an other triangle. He explains the concept of similar triangle using diagrams and by showing that similar triangles have equal corresponding angles and parallel sides. Now he l ...more

### How To : Solve a system of equations in algebra

In this math lesson you will learn how to solve a system of equations. Watch the following video to learn how to translate a word problem into a system of linear equations. Two linear equations considered in the same time form a system of linear equations. A system of linear ...more

### How To : Solve word problems in Algebra

Having trouble with word problems in algebra? Watch this video to clear a few concepts as well as to learn how to systematically tackle word problems in exams. As explained in the video, the solution to any algebraic problem can be found by using the following 5 steps: 1) De ...more

### How To : Solve exponential and logarithmic equations

In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to solve exponential and logarithmic equations. Solving exponential equations can become very difficult if it involves large numbers. To solve these kinds of complex equations you need to get all the numbers to the same base numb ...more

### How To : Find the distance between 2 points w/ distance formula

Algebra – The Distance Formula. This video describes how to find the distance between 2 points of a graph in a step by step method. Made by Ya Math, the instructor assists the class in finding the distance between (6,8) and (3,4) by showing us the equation d=v((x_1-x_2 )^2+(y_ ...more

### How To : Use implicit differentiation

Taking this formula 9x²+y²=9 your instructor shows you how to find the solution for the variable y. Finding a second derivative is no more difficult that finding the first derivative, you only have to do the problem equation through twice. The derivative of 9x² will be 18, of ...more

### How To : Find the x & y intercepts of rational functions

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to find the x and y intercepts of rational functions. Finding the intercepts of a rational function is similar to finding the intercepts of other normal equations. You can find the x intercept of the equation by setting the value of y ...more

### How To : Find the area between curves

This video shows how to find areas between curves. The basic idea is that we find the space trapped between two curves on a graph. The formula for finding this is top curve, subtract bottom curve and then integrate. The presenter shows a parabola that goes through the origin. ...more

### How To : Find the volume of a rectangular prism easily

Finding the volume of a rectangular prism is something you will need to master to pass geometry. You may also use this equation in some science classes. This tutorial will show you exactly how to find the volume of a common rectangular prism. The video also offers two differen ...more

### How To : Find the volume of a cone quickly

For people who are interested in math or who need to know how to find the volume of a cone for any reason, whether it be homework or architecture, this video will show you how to do so. The formula for finding the volume of a cone is (1/3) pi x radius^2 x height. You can find ...more

### How To : Solve problems about linear equation

In this video the instructor shows how to write a linear equation. If you need to find the equation of a line that passes through the two given points then you need to find the linear equation of that line. The first step is to find the slope of the line that passes through th ...more

### How To : Find the area of a rhombus easily

Finding the area of a rhombus is something that you will need to know in high school mathematics. In this tutorial, learn a quick and easy way to solve this type of equation in a video made especially for students, by students. This won't take you long to learn, and you will b ...more

### How To : Find the area of a circle

In this tutorial, we learn how to find the area of a circle. First, you will need to know the formula for finding the area of a circle, which is Area=Pi(r)squared. Now, find the radius of the circle in question. After this, fill in the radius to the equation and start to do th ...more

### How To : Find the distance between two points

The user tries to explain to us how to find the distance between two points. It should be noted that we are not talking about using a ruler to measure the distance between two points. The video creator is talking about the math problem that involves finding distance between tw ...more

### How To : Graph an equation in standard form

This video shows you how to graph an equation in standard form. In easy to understand instructions, you will learn how to find the x and y intercepts in order to put those two points on a graph, creating a line. Finding the intercepts is as easy as plugging in zero and solving ...more

### How To : Graph & shade a polygon of constraints

This video shows us how to graph & shade a polygon of constraints. Start out by finding the non zero constraints and the other constraints and inequalities. You will need to know how to graph before you begin to do this equation. Look at the first constraint and then fill in t ...more

### How To : Converting linear equations to slope-intercept form

Interested in putting a linear equation in slope-intercept form? See how it's done with this free video math lesson. Need help finding the From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodi ...more

### How To : Simplify a radical expression

Doug Simms online shows how to simplify the radical in a mathematical equation. If you need to brush up on your learning this video can help. Start by finding what is the largest square of the number in your radical. If that number can be solved then solve it, put the answer o ...more

### How To : Pythagorean Theorem

What Is Pythagorean Theorem? Pythagorean Theorem is an equation discovered by a man named Pythagoras. It can be used to determine whether or not a triangle is a right triangle and find missing lengths of a triangle. The equation is: Parts of a Triangle The hypotenuse is the ...more

### How To : Control Your Samsung Galaxy Device from a Mac or Windows Computer

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### How To : Find the equation of a tangent line

This is the video about how to find the equation of a tangent line. As you may recall, a line which is tangent to a curve at a point a, must have the same slope as the curve. Therefore, the slope of the tangent is m = lim f(a + h) - f(a) h-->0 h Since the slope equation of the ...more

### How To : Find intercepts & use them to graph linear equations

The first question asks for the intercepts x and y. To find X, you would need to set Y to zero, leaving the equation 3X=6. X then equals 2 after you divide both sides by 3. The X intercept that you found is not just the value of 2, but it is the ordered pair X=2 and Y=0 on a g ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line

In this video the instructor shows how to find the equation of the line given its slope and a point that lies on it. If the slope of the line is m and the point that lies on it is (x,y) then you can find the equation of the line by substituting the values in the slope-intercep ...more

### How To : Find the equation of an ellipse given a graph

Notes College Algebra teaches you how to find the equation of an ellipse given a graph. You first want to find out the center of the ellipse, which in the video is (2, -3). The major axis is parallel to the X axis. The equation is (x - h) squared/a squared plus (y - k) squared ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line in point-slope form

When you are given a point through which a line passes and the slope of that line, you can calculate the equation of that line. The general equation to solve this kind of equations is called as point-slope form. The point slope of a line passing through (a, b) with slope of m ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a perpendicular & parallel line

This video shows how to find the equation of the line perpendicular and parallel to a given line. The video starts off with an example, given the lines and the slopes (m). When 2 lines are parallel to each other, they have the same slope. When 2 lines are perpendicular to each ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a perpendicular line easily

In this video the instructor shows how to find out an equation of a perpendicular line. If you need to find the equation of a line passing through the given point and is perpendicular to another line, the first thing you need to do is compute the slope of the given line. Obtai ...more

### How To : Find a missing coordinate given: coordinate & equation

In this video, the instructor shows how to find an unknown coordinate given the other coordinate of that point and the equation that passes thought the point. A point is said to lie on the graph, if the point can satisfy that equation of the line. To check if a particular poin ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a perpendicular line

In this video the instructor shows how to find out an equation of a perpendicular line. If you need to find the equation of a line passing through the given point and perpendicular to another line, the first thing you need to do is compute the slope of the given line. Obtain t ...more

### How To : Find the parallel line to a given equation

This videos explains how one can easily find the parallel line to a given mathematical equation. He starts by explaining what it means for two lines to be parallel mathematically speaking. Defining two lines, then comparing the slope of both lines you can mathematically determ ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a circle given: center & tangent

In this video, the instructor shows how to find the equation of a circle given its center point and a tangent line to it. To do this, take a graph and plot the given point and the tangent on that graph. Now, from the center of the circle, measure the perpendicular distance to ...more

### How To : Find y-intercept with an equation in point slope form

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to find the Y-Intercept given the equation of the line in Point-Slope form. He shows how to do this with an example. He tells to substitute the value of x to zero to find out Y-Intercept as Y-Intercept is nothing but the point where th ...more

### How To : Find the equation for a growth pattern

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### How To : Use vertex formula to find the vertex of a parabola

Looking for a guide on how to find the vertex of a parabola using the vertex formula? Learn how with this free video algebra lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. ...more

### How To : Find the slope and y intercept from a line equation

Learn how to find the slope and y intercept of a line equation in algebra. This free video lesson will teach you everything you'll need to know. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to ...more

### How To : Find the perpendicular line to a given equation

Want to find a perpendicular line for a given linear equation? Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, i ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line given 1 point

Need help figuring out how to find the equation of a line given a single point? Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks t ...more

### How To : Use an asymptote to find the equation of a hyperbola

Need instruction on how to find the equation of a hyperbola using an asymptote? Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks t ...more

### How To : Find r-value & equation of regression line w/ EL531W

Need a little help in your Statistics class? In this statistics tutorial hosted by The Free Math Tutor, a demonstration of how to use the Sharp EL531W calculator to find the correlation coefficient (r-value) and the equation of a regression line is given. Want some more practi ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line easily

This is the video about how to Find the equation of a line. The equation of a line with a defined slope m can also be written as follows: y = mx + b where m is the slope of the line and b is the y intercept of the graph of the line. The above form is called the slope intercept ...more

### Find the discriminant (DELTA) : quadratic equation

The discriminate of any equation in any degree plays an important role in determining the roots of that equation. In case of a quadratic equation with a positive discriminate, the roots are real while a 0 discriminate indicates a single real root. A negative discriminant indi ...more

### How To : Find the area of any triangle using simple equations

The area of a polygon is the number of square units inside that polygon. Area is 2-dimensional like a carpet or an area rug. A triangle is a three-sided polygon. We will look at several types of triangles in this lesson. To find the area of a triangle, multiply the base by the ...more

### How To : Find the equations of parallel and perpendicular lines

A pair of straight lines can be parallel lines or perpendicular lines or neither. Two lines are said to be parallel when their slopes are equal. Two parallel lines never intersect each other. On the other hand two lines are perpendicular when the product of their slopes is equ ...more

### How To : Find the value of a variable in an algebraic equation

Need help figuring out how to solve simple algebraic equations? Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, ...more

### How To : Find the equation of trig functions by their graphs

Need to know how to determine the equations of trigonmetric functions by inspecting their graphs? Learn how. Learn how to use trigonometric functions to calculate the sides of a right triangle. Need to know how to solve a matrix-form linear equation in algebra? From Ramanujan ...more

### How To : Find the equation of the axis of symmetry

This video is about the Equation of Axis of Symmetry, The video is about the equation which is x = 3/4. In order to score correct marks for this equation, the gentleman in the video describes how and where to write x = 3/4, he says it has to be written on the graph, and the vi ...more

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