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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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(Note that the word parameter has the same Greek

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More generally, a

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Interesting Facts About the

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This paper will investigate the

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Interesting Facts About the History of Parabolas .

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Mathematical curves such as the parabola were not invented. Rather, they have been discovered, analyzed and put to use. The parabola has a variety of mathematic...
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