A parabola is a conic section made by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane. It can also be defined as a locus of points that are equidistant from a given point (focus) and a fixed line (the directirix).

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A parabola is a conic section made by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane. It can also be defined as a locus of points that are equidistant from a given point (focus) and a fixed line (the directirix).

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