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mark.n.mcallister

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The Cone and Parabola
Posted: Apr 7, 2010 12:28 AM
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Hi,
I was interested in the relationship between the geometry of a right
cone (radius & height) and the simple parabolic equation: y=ax^2.
More precisely what is the relationship between the parameters and the
constant, ?a?.
I?ve worked up a solution and would like comments on it.
A PDF of the work can be downloaded here:

The Cone and Parabola

http://www.box.net/shared/1dmd30rxfi

If you know of another group in which I could get feedback on this,
please don?t hesitate to contact me.

Thanks,
MNM



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