The arch of the Gateshead Millennium Bridge forms a
parabola with equation y = -0.016(x - 52.5)? + 45 where r is the horizontal
distance (in meters) from the arch's left end and y is the distance (in meters)
from the base of the arch. What is the width of the arch?
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