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what is the area of a parabola inscribed in a rectangle 30cm long and 22cm wide

  • solid mensuration -

    For an ellipse in the form
    x^2/a^2 + y^2/b^2 = 1
    the area of an ellipse us abπ

    in your case a=15, b=11

    area = 165π

  • Scrap my answer - solid mensuration -

    I misread your question

  • solid mensuration -

    The area of a parabola is (2/3)bh,
    where b is the base and h is height

    so in your case
    Area = (2/3)(30)(22) = 440

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