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anonymous

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Please help An architect for a golf course wants to plan a sand trap that passes between a tree and a cart path. Using these as the focus and directrix, how can the architect plan a parabolic sand trap that will be equidistant from the tree and the cart path at all times? Describe your method in full sentences.

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  1. campbell_st
    • one year ago
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    draw line throught the tree that is perpendicular to the cart path. this will be the line of symmetry |dw:1439497745652:dw| then each edge of the bunker can be designed so it is equi-distance from the focus and directrix..( the definition of a parabola.... a locus of points that are....etc)

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    |dw:1439497934586:dw|

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I still don't understand how to describe the method in full sentences. @campbell_st

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