Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 4 - 4.3 - Conics - 4.3 Exercises - Page 340: 87


False, it is impossible.

Work Step by Step

In an intersection point between two curves, their distance becomes equal to $0$. In this case, it can not happen because it contradicts the definition of a parabola whose distance from the directrix is always greater than $0$. Read the parabola definition if necessary.
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