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The path of a comet is a parabola described by this equation, where the Sun is at the focus of the parabolic path. The coordinates of the Sun are (96, ?). (Enter only the number for the ycoordinate, with the appropriate sign.)
equation is : y = 1/532(x96)^2
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The path of a comet is a parabola described by this equation, where the Sun is at the focus of the parabolic path. The coordinates of the Sun are (96, ?). (Enter only the number for the ycoordinate, with the appropriate sign.) equation is : y = 1/532(x96)^2
 one year ago
 one year ago

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Since you have the coordinates in (x,y) form => (96,y), you know 96=x With the equation that you have you're relating the two variables x and y, so if you have one, you can solve for the other. Just plug in your xvalue, in this case x=96, and solve for y!
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