A satellite dish is shaped like a paraboloid of revolution. This means that it can be formed by rotating a parabola around its axis of symme

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A satellite dish is shaped like a paraboloid of revolution. This means that it can be formed by rotating a parabola around its axis of symmetry. The receiver is to be located at the focus. If the dish is 48 feet across at its opening and 4 feet deep at its center, where should the receiver be placed

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Euphemia 2 months 2021-08-02T09:54:01+00:00 1 Answers 4 views 0

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    2021-08-02T09:55:10+00:00

    Answer:

    Explanation:

    Given dish width= 48ft

    Depth = 4ft

    Using equation of a parabola

    x²= 4py

    48² = 4p 4

    4p = 576

    P= 144ft

    Thus the the receiver should be placed 144ft from t the vertex

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