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November 3rd, 2008, 07:40 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Oct 2008 Posts: 8 Thanks: 0  Placing a line segment on a parabola
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November 3rd, 2008, 10:00 AM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2008 Posts: 895 Thanks: 0  Re: Placing a line segment on a parabola
The distance to the xaxis along line segment will be 276 units then [assuming only above the axis]? Since the max value is 290, there will be two such lines left and right of that. Let y = 276 and solve for x. 

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