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Using Differential Equations to Describe Conic Sections

Using differential equations to show that the reflection property characterizes parabolas

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1122
Author(s): 
Ranjith Munasinghe (West Virginia University Institute of Technology)
Publication Date: 
Monday, April 17, 2006
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
March, 2002
Subject(s): 
Differential & Difference Equations
Topic(s): 
Modeling, ODE
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Rating Count: 
27.00
Rating Sum: 
89.00
Rating Average: 
3.30
Author (old format): 
Ranjith Munasinghe
Applicable Course(s): 
3.6 Differential Equations
Modify Date: 
Monday, August 20, 2012
Average: 3.3 (27 votes)

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