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I have my first rough draft of my math IA due in one month, and I am having trouble understanding if my topic is too simple, difficult, or vague for a Math IA, I would appreciate some advice. NOTE; I DO NOT TAKE PHYSICS, NOR WILL I BE TAKING IT. I realise many people say I should take on a topic that involves physics if I don't take it or completely understand the concepts I am using from Physics, but I have no choice. My math teacher told me I can't change my topic, so I'm stuck with it! My idea was to maximize the success of a volleyball serve using the concepts of projectile motio
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-._._.- posted a topic in MathematicsFor a n-shaped parabola, what do I call the second half of the parabola? From the peak to the 'base'. Is there a name for it? It's like a half-life graph with a reflection in the x-axis. What do I call it? Downward sloping?