Sentence Examples

  • By joining the points so obtained the parabola may be described.
  • 6) be any arc of a parabola; and suppose we require the area of the figure bounded by this arc and the chord AB.
  • Thus we find from (i) that Simpson's second formula, for the case where the top is a parabola (with axis, as before, at right angles to the base) and there are three strips of breadth h, may be replaced by area = 8h(3u i + 2U 1 + 3us).
  • - The parabola affords a simple example of the use of infinitesimals.
  • - Geometrical constructions of the parabola are to be found in T.