# *Parabola is an open figure & can be defined as the locus of a point P which moves in a plane so that its distance

*Parabola

Parabola is an open figure & can be defined as the locus of a point P which moves in a plane so that its distance from a fixed point (called **Focus**, F) bears a constant ratio (called **eccentricity**, e = 1) to its distance from a fixed straight line (called **directrix**).