(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Let P(x_{1},y_{1}) be a point on the parabola y^{2}= 4px with focus F(p,0). Prove that the angles "a" and b" are equal, thus showing that a paraboloid will reflect all light from the focus in a parallel beam.

2. Relevant equations

Dont know of any

3. The attempt at a solution

unfortunately i have no idea how to start this one. can someone get me going in the right direction?

Oh heres what it looks like:

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# Homework Help: Parabolic reflector proof

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