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A searchlight is shaped like a paraboloid of revol...

A searchlight is shaped like a paraboloid of revolution. If the light source is located \( 2 \) feet from the base along the axis of symmetry and the depth of the searchlight is \( 4 \) feet, what should the width of the opening be? 

Answer

Opening is \(8\sqrt{2 }feet\)

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