parabola equation forming

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How do i form an equation for a parabola with the vertex at (4.5, 6) and the focus at (4.5, 4.5)? I'm not sure about either equations:

y-k=a(x-h) squared  or x-h=a(y-k) squared.  i don't know what "a" is supposed to be or "x" and "y". 

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