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Jon Roberts

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: parabola through 4 points
Posted: Dec 5, 1997 5:52 AM
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I received this in my email this week. It explores, draws together and resolves some
of the issues raised in this discussion group under the above thread.

Subject: parabole et 4 points
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 1997 15:43:34 +0100
From: Bernard Geneves <>

Synthèse des réponses reçues :
en général, par quatre points, il passe deux paraboles.

le site d'AbraCadabri contient toute une chronique consacrée à cette

Paraboles passant par 4 points</A>avec une approche expérimentale,
suivie d'une construction des paraboles due à Michel Guillerault

Bernard Geneves
Projet IMAG Cabri-geometre Fax : +33 (0)4 7657 5057
Laboratoire Leibniz - IMAG
46 avenue Felix Viallet Tel : +33 (0)4 7657 5056
38000 Grenoble FRANCE Adel:

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble Universite Joseph Fourier

I found the exposition very helpful, especially in achieving what I had originally
set out to do: Draw a complete parabola from its intercepts.


Jon Roberts.

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