Parabola (Locus): Quick Prompt
- Tim Brzezinski
- Algebra, Conic Sections, Geometry, Parabola
Here, we have a parabola with its focus and directrix. Point P lies on the parabola itself. Mess around with this animation by moving any of the BIG POINTS anywhere you'd like.
Note: If you drag P around, you'll notice it always stays on the parabola. Other than this obvious fact, what else do you notice here? Describe.