# Real Life Parabola's - Comparing the Sydney Harbour Bridge a

Students get an opportunity to investigate the difference in the curves of 2 Bridges that are similar - The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle.

Can you find the equations of the curves for each of the bridges?
What is similar about the 2 bridges?
What is different between the 2 bridges?
Why is the curve of the 2 Bridges different?

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