

Area of a parabolaArea under parabola & Area enclosed by parabola Archimedes, sometimes described as the inventor of integral calculus, is credited with determining a theorem & formula to find the area enclosed by a chord of a parabola.
This page: Area enclosed by a parabola  Parabola Home Axis of Symmetry Standard and Vertex Forms of EquationReal World Applications  Converting between Standard and Vertex Forms  Tangent of Parabola area of parabola  pictures Area enclosed by chord of parabolaFormula for thea area enclosed by the chord of a parabola Area = 2/3 area of circumscribed parallelogram formed by the chord of the parabola and a tangent of the parabola. See the picture below 