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Juggleology For Math 155

A Juggleometry Chautauqua

For more information and ideas about working with parabola toss patterns of other dimensions you may link to pages written by one of the following math artists:

Danielle, Darlene, Kellie, Jill, Nanyal, Kevin, Rachel, Christina, Jennifer, Candice, Vance, Esther and Melinda.


Most of us are in these pictures but not in order of names.




Reference: A Journey Into Gravity And Spacetime by John Archibald Wheeler © 1990, Scientific American Library, see page 166 "Stones In Flight" and the rest of chapter ten.

  Toss Toss Equations (Time Related) Flight Horizontal Distance Toss Geometry
  Height Width Initial Point (0, 0) Time Velocity Traveled Symmetric About y-axis
Units--> Inches Inches   Second Inches/Sec. Inches  
Jill 24 16       54.07 y = (-3/8) x^2 + 24
Esther 24 18 (x = 39.29 t, y = ) 0.611 39.29=2.2mph   y =(-8/27) x^2 + 24
Danielle 18 18 (x = 29.64 t, y = ) 0.611 29.46=1.67mph   y = (-2/9) x^2 + 18
Melinda 18 19 (x = 31.10 t, y = ) 0.611 31.10=1.76mph 46.78 y = (-72/361) x^2 + 18
Kellie 22 19 (x = 28.15 t, y = ) 0.675 28.15=1.60mph   y = (-88/361) x^2 + 22
Rachel 20 14   0.644      
Christina 18 12       38.97 y = (-1/2) x^2 + 18
Nanyal 18 16       42.97 y = (-9/32) x^2 + 18
Kevin 18 14         y = (-18/49) x^2 + 18
Vance 16 16 (x = 27.8 t, y = ) 0.576 27.8=1.579mph 37.2 y = (-1/4) x^2 + 16
Jennifer 16 12          
Candice 23 11       48.54 y = (-92/121) x^2 + 23
Darlene 20 18         y = (-20/81) x^2 + 20


The Modern Talk Outline

Unit Toss Table and Graph Microsoft Excel example.

Prime Pythagorean Triples   a2 + b2 = c2,
        Distance formula and Circle (arc) Equations for additional project activity.

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