Simplify answer. Type answer in the form y = ax2. Type a as a fraction


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24). A laboratory designed a radio telescope with a diameter of 340 feet and a maximum depth of 40 feet. The graph depicts a cross section of this telescope. Find the equation of this parabola.

The equation is  y=   

Jun 22nd, 2015

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y = ax^2

x = 340/2=170, y = 40 

a = 40/170^2 =  0.001384

y = 0.001384x^2

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