Essays Tagged: "Parabola"

Pythagroas triples.

+ 1) multiplied it by 'n' to get '2n2 + n'. I then added my other 'n' to get '2n2 + 2n'. This is a parabola as you can see from the equation and also the graph3.Side 'c' is just the formula for side ...

(3 pages) 54 1 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Definitions and applications of various conic sections

d a cone. By changing the angle and location of the intersection, we can produce a circle, ellipse, parabola or hyperbola; or in the special case when the plane touches the vertex: a point, line or 2 ... tersecting lines. The general equation for the conic sections is: Ax2 + Bxy + Cy2 + Dx + Ey + F = 0.Parabolas are used in real life situations such as the building of suspension bridges, the reflector ...

(1 pages) 33 1 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The Importance of the Parabola

The Importance of the ParabolaWhat exactly is a parabola? Well it could quite possibly be the most powerful shape that our ... s used in many designs since it is so sturdy and powerful. Countless structures and devices use the parabola and it does nothing but enhance whatever it is used in. What makes it so powerful? Just kee ... so powerful? Just keep reading and find out.Used in bridges, doors and buildings, the shape of the parabola is used throughout the world of structures. Most of the time, it is used as an arch or an a ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.2 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

All About Conics: Circles, Ellipses, Hyperbolas, and Parabolas

Conics are surprisingly easy! There are four types of conic sections, circles, parabolas, ellipses, and hyperbolas. The first type of conic, and easiest to spot and solve, is the ... get tough! But don’t worry, hyperbolas are not much more difficult than ellipses. Imagine two parabolas opposite each other either going up and down or left and right. There is a distance separa ... her either going up and down or left and right. There is a distance separating the vertices of both parabolas, and that is what a hyperbola looks like. The standard form for the hyperbola is either (( ...

(4 pages) 3073 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics