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Homework Help: Math story problem

Posted by Hannah on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 11:43pm.

A satellite dish is shaped like a paraboloid of revolution. the signals that emanate from a satellite strike the surface of the dish and are reflected to a single point, where the receiver is located. If the dish is 14ft across at its opening and 4ft deep at its center, at what position should the receiver be placed?

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