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

- Author:
- Joshua Whiddon

- Topic:
- Function Graph, Parabola

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?