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Approximation of a Parabola

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The construction is simple: two line segments are each divided uniformly into an equal number of segments. Index the top from left to right, and the bottom from right to left, then connect corresponding points.

Tags: Geometry, Parabola, Conic-Section, Construction, Approximation
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