   # A geometry textbook gives the equation of a parabola as y = x 2 , where x and y are measured in inches. How can this equation be dimensionally correct? ### International Edition---engineerin...

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Andrew Pytel And Jaan Kiusalaas
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781305501607

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Section ### International Edition---engineerin...

4th Edition
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 y = x 2 , where x and y are measured in inches. How can this equation be dimensionally correct?

To determine

Methodology of given equation be dimensionally correct.

### Explanation of Solution

Equation of parabola, y=x2.

The equation of parabola is given as,

y=x2.

This equation is in the form of,

y=kx2, where k0.

Let the dimension of k is, [k]=[L1]

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