The robots are ready to apply what they have learned about solving quadratics. It leads up to a parabolic jump over a canyon à la Evel Knievel. Turns out parabolic structures occur all the time–in bridges, the SkyDome, car headlights, dish antennas, and telescopes. This program also discusses how computer games use the quadratic formula to show where a projectile–be it a golf ball or an arrow–has landed.
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