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Like the ellipse the parabola and its applications can be seen extensively in the world ... The principle used for the car headlight is also used for torches etc.

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Heaters are sold which make use of the relection property of the parabola. ... This is used in auto headlights to give an intense concentrated beam of light.

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Apr 25, 2017 ... Real Life Parabola Examples. By John London; Updated ... Parabola is also used in satellite dishes and flashlights. In satellite dishes it helps ...

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Nov 22, 2013 ... A parabola is a u-shaped curve that arises not only in the field of mathematics, ... 2 Real World Parabolas; 3 A More Mathematical Explanation.

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Aug 7, 2016 ... Parabolas are a set of points in one plane that form a U-shaped curve, ... Buzzle lists out some real-life examples and their importance, which will help ... The principle used here is that the light source is at the focus, and the ...

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Examples and explanations of how parabolas and parabolic curves describe many real world ... Parabola in Real Life. Real world applications and problems.

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Anything moving freely through space but under the influence of gravity will form a parabola. ... Nonetheless, the following was the best I could find out throughout my life. Basically, parabolas can be found anywhere. Especially have a look at ...

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These were used to talk to someone at another parabola, located 30-40 feet away. I took a picture with these as a way to build interest and show students that  ...

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Parabolas have important applications in physics, engineering, and nature. ... They are approximate because real-world imperfections affect the movements of objects. ... They are frequently used in areas such as engineering and physics, and ...

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Suspension Bridges: The parabolic shape of the cables along suspenion bridges help carry the forces acting on the bridge to the top of the towers (which can ...