The Area of a Parabola equation computes the area of a parabola section based on the distance (a) from the apex of the parabola along the axis to a point, and the width (b) of the parabola at that point perpendicular to the axis.
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:
Parabola Area (A): The equation returns the area of the parabola in square meters. However, this can be automatically converted to compatible units via the pull-down menu.
“Segment of a Parabola (4.24).” Mathematical Handbook, by Murray R Spiegel, 36th ed., McGraw Hill, 1997.