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The equation of a mirror in a particular telescope is y= (x^2)/(520), where x is the radius (in cm). If the mirror has a diameter of 32 centimeters, what is the depth of the mirror?

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    radius = x = 16
    y = 16^2/520 = 256/520 = .4923 cm

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    thank you!

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