Finding the Equation of a Parabola

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 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 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 & 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 : 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 : 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 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 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 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 for a growth pattern

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, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next ...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 : 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 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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