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## Golden Arches

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The Golden Arches are the symbol of McDonald's, the global fast-food restaurant chain. ... suggested by Richard McDonald's sketch into a tapered, sophisticated parabola, with tense, springin...

## xsquared - McDonaldsArch

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DESCRIBE YOUR PARABOLA: The founder of this world famous restaurant, ... The arches of McDonald's when viewed from a particular angle looked like “M”.

## parabola.htm

www.math.tamu.edu/~dallen/digitalcam/goldenarch/parabola.htm

Specifically, are those golden arches in the exact or near to exact form of a parabola? MATH. To use Digitizer , we import the McDonald's image first: MATH.

## h(x) = -x^2 + 6x, where h(x) is the height of the arch (in feet) - Algebra

SOLUTION: Each of the "golden arches" at a McDonald's restaurant is in the shape of a parabola. Each arch is modeled by: h(x) = -x^2 + 6x, where h(x) is the  ...

## McDonald's Arches - GeoGebra

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Mar 6, 2013 ... McDonald's Arches. Find the parabola that best fits the picture. View Worksheet. Share; Embed · Download. What do you want to download?

## What shape are the golden arches? | Division by Zero

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May 11, 2011 ... It turns out that the arches are definitely not parabolas (I didn't think they were). The catenary is a good fit, but it still isn't quite perfect. The best ...

## Applications of Parabolas - Pleacher

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quadratic, and therefore their graphs are parabolas. ... taking a parabola and rotating it about its axis of symmetry. ... McDonald's Arches are parabolas. Actually ...

## dy/dan » Blog Archive » Parabola v. Catenary

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Oct 18, 2011 ... Well, it just so happened that I was at McDonald's tonight for a mass play date ... It turns out that the Golden Arches ® is not a parabola at all.

## Algebra - Quadratics on Pinterest | Equation, Quadratic Function and ...

algebra.com. Lesson Graphing Quadratic Equations (Parabolas) -- Easy as 1-4-9 .... Ss find equations of parabolas that matches the McDonald's arches. (Would ...

jumpinjoker.com. Lame Pun Coon: What's a group of parabolas called? ..... Ss find equations of parabolas that matches the McDonald's arches. (Would need to  ...

### Omega Unlimited: The Golden Arches ® Exposed!

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Oct 22, 2011 ... One commenter joked about the Golden Arches of McDonald's as being the most famous parabolas in America. As I am teaching quadratic ...

### Golden Arches - 101qs

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Are the golden Arches parabolic? Brian Bennett. March 19, 2012. Are the McDonalds arches truly parabolic? David Cox. March 20, 2012. Is the arch a parabola ...

### Parabolic Equation of an Arch - Math Forum - Ask Dr. Math

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Finding the equation of the parabola in the McDonald's golden arches.