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MODELLING QUADRATICS

Parabolas and paraboloids are all around us.

  • flashlights
  • headlights
  • telescopes
  • satellite dishes

The image at right is from The Large Zenith Telescope located at the UBC Malcolm Knapp Research Forest in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada.

 

INTERVIEW WITH DR PETER TAYLOR

See an interview with Queen’s University mathematician Peter Taylor on Telescopes and Paraboloids at at www.fields.utoronto.ca/mathwindows/telescopes.

 

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Use the quadratic drop-down menu above to investigate a variety of quadratic patterns.