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A parabola is a two-dimensional, mirror-symmetrical curve, which is
approximately U-shaped when oriented as shown in the diagram ...

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Parabola. Cartesian equation: y = ax<sup>2</sup> + bx + c. Click below to see one of the
Associated ... Negative pedal curve wrt origin, Negative pedal wrt another point.

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More generally, a parabola is a curve in the Cartesian plane defined by an ....
The most well-known instance of the parabola in the history of physics is the ...

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(Note that the word parameter has the same Greek origin as parabola and
signifies an attribute of a mathematical object given either alongside other
attributes ...

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Mar 5, 2000 ... History History. Lesson I: Definition and geometric construction of a parabola.
Definition: The parabola is the locus of a set of points equidistant ...

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For a parabola opening to the right with vertex at (0, 0), the equation in Cartesian
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Feb 24, 2016 ... This section contains the definition of a parabola, equation of a parabola, some ...
from the origin to the focus, and from the origin to the directrix.

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May 3, 2002 ... Thus, for a parabola, y<sup>2</sup> = 2px, which is the equation of the curve. For details, see
Sir Thomas Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics (New ...

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Dec 15, 2015 ... History. 50 years of Parabola The first issue of Parabola appeared in ... The main
focus of Parabola at this time was to provide mathematical ...

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Around 360-350 B.C., Menaechmus discovered the curves parabola, hyperbola,
and ellipse; however, he did not use these terms. Instead of those terms, ...