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misssunshinexxoxo
 one year ago
2.An archway will be constructed over a walkway. A piece of wood will need to be curved to match a parabola. Explain to Maurice how to find the equation of the parabola given the focal point and the directrix.
misssunshinexxoxo
 one year ago
2.An archway will be constructed over a walkway. A piece of wood will need to be curved to match a parabola. Explain to Maurice how to find the equation of the parabola given the focal point and the directrix.

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misssunshinexxoxo
 one year ago
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misssunshinexxoxo
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Attempted this several times; I am stuck

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misssunshinexxoxo
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1To solve the equation of the parabola, I would need to use the distance formula and substitute the focal point in (x1y1). Also use the distance formula for the directrix. Since it is a straight line, the x part could be eliminated and the remaining part of the formula would be used, substituting the y for the given measurement of the directrix. The two unfinished formulas would be combined and then solve for the equation. f(x) would be the unit of measurement for parabola.

misssunshinexxoxo
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how do I make this directly answer the question better? got it wrong

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Please kindly help @jim_thompson5910

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1"An archway will be constructed over a walkway" so we know that the parabola opens downward and might look something like this dw:1434411400497:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The focus is always on the inside of the curve with the directrix on the other side of the parabola dw:1434411427156:dw

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if you know where the focal point and directrix are, then you can use them to find the vertex dw:1434411451512:dw

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1434411491090:dw

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1434411517689:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the vertex is (h,k) p is the focal distance you use those bits of info to plug them into 4p(yk) = (xh)^2 to get the parabolic equation

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 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1434411602993:dw
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