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Andrew Pytel And Jaan Kiusalaas

Publisher: CENGAGE L

ISBN: 9781305501607

Chapter 1, Problem 1.9P

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A geometry textbook gives the equation of a parabola as
*x* and *y* are measured in inches. How can this equation be dimensionally correct?

To determine

Methodology of given equation be dimensionally correct.

Equation of parabola,

The equation of parabola is given as,

This equation is in the form of,

Let the dimension of k is,

International Edition---engineering Mechanics: Statics, 4th Edition

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