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The cables of a suspension bridge are in the shape...

The cables of a suspension bridge are in the shape of a parabola. The towers supporting the cable are \( 400 \) feet apart and \( 100 \) feet high. If the cables are at a height of \( 10 \) feet midway between the towers, what is the height of the cable at a point \( 50 \) feet from the center of the bridge? 

Answer

height = 15.625 ft 

Solution
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