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Parabola

A parabola is the path of a point which is always the same distance from a given point that it is from a given line.

 


Explanation

If the convex side points downwards, then a > 0, and the parabola has the form

The coordinates of the top can be calculated in different ways. It depends on how advanced you are in mathematics.



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