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What is a Parabola?

Q: What are parabolas?

A: Parabolas are conic sections. The standard form is

The vertex is located at (p,q)

♦  Note that (x-p) means that the x-coordinate of the vertex is p ♦  Conversely, (x+p) means that the x-coordinate of the vertex is at -p

a is the ‘slope’ of the parabola, determining . . . → Read More: What is a Parabola?

A Farmer Wants to Maximize Area

Q: A farmer wants to put a fence around a vegetable garden. Only three sides must be fenced, since a rock wall will form the fourth side. If he uses 40m of fencing what is the maximum area possible?

A:  Okay, so we have two widths and one length.

The material used would . . . → Read More: A Farmer Wants to Maximize Area