A parabola is a two-dimensional, mirror-symmetrical curve, which is
approximately U-shaped ... The parabola has many important applications, from
a parabolic antenna or parabolic microphone to autom...
Braking Distance Formula. The following table is taken from a Virginia Division of
Motor Vehicles Manual and it shows the Reaction Distance, the Braking ...
Feb 24, 2016 ... This section contains the definition of a parabola, equation of a parabola, some
applications and how to shift the vertex.
Jul 16, 2008 ... A mathematics video about parabola's in the real world. ... Parabola Applications
Maximizing Minimizing Reflectors, etc - Duration: 12:09.
Dec 11, 2013 ... Real World Example #2. Basketball!! The Basketball Parabola Kobe Bryant
passes the ball to his team mate during the second game of the ...
Mar 23, 2016 ... Exploring the similarity of parabolas and their use in real world applications.
Aug 12, 2015 ... Anything moving freely through space but under the influence of gravity will form
a parabola. This is idealized to some extent, because air ...
Apr 19, 2011 ... I know of many applications for the focus of a parabola (satellite dish, whispering
gallery, etc.), but haven't been able to find any for the directrix.
One of the "real world" applications of parabolas involves the concept of a 3D
parabolic reflector in which a parabola is revolved about its axis (the line
Jun 3, 2013 ... Parabolas are very well-known and are seen frequently in the field of
mathematics. Their applications are varied and are apparent in our every ...