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Two Parabola Activities – by Vivian Donnelly

Vivian Donnelly, from Guilderland up near Albany, has sent us two really neat activities having to do with quadratic functions and parabolas. These are great examples of applied math that allow students to really see how parabolas show up in the “real world.”

 

Parabolas in Action

Thank you Vivian for generously sharing these with the larger community.

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Parabolas in action