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Constructing a Parabola

Published on 11/26/2013

Activity Overview

A parabola is defined as the set of points equidistant from a line, called the directrix, and a fixed point, called the focus. In this activity students will construct a parabola using this basic geometric definition.

A parabola is defined as the set of points equidistant from a line, called the directrix, and a fixed point, called the focus. In this activity students will construct a parabola using this basic geometric definition.