Circles and Parabolas
Lecture no. 29 from the course: Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry
Taught by Professor Bruce H. Edwards | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses
In the first of two lectures on conic sections, examine the properties of circles and parabolas. Learn the formal definition and standard equation for each, and solve a real-life problem involving the reflector found in a typical car headlight.