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Posted by Hamza on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 9:23pm.

The Lions Gate bridge in Vancouver is a suspension bridge. The main span between the two towers, is 427m long. Large cables are attached to the ends of the both towers, 50m above the road. Each large cable forms a parabola. The road is suspended from the large cables by the series of shorter vertical cables. The shortest vertical cable measures 2m. Find the quadratic function that models one of the large cables?

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