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f ( x ) = −2 ( x + 3 ) 2 6

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f ( x ) = x 2 + 6 x + 4

Domain is ( , ) . Range is [ −5 , ) .

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f ( x ) = 2 x 2 4 x + 2

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k ( x ) = 3 x 2 6 x 9

Domain is ( , ) . Range is [ −12 , ) .

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For the following exercises, use the vertex ( h , k ) and a point on the graph ( x , y ) to find the general form of the equation of the quadratic function.

( h , k ) = ( 2 , 0 ) , ( x , y ) = ( 4 , 4 )

f ( x ) = x 2 4 x + 4

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( h , k ) = ( −2 , −1 ) , ( x , y ) = ( −4 , 3 )

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( h , k ) = ( 0 , 1 ) , ( x , y ) = ( 2 , 5 )

f ( x ) = x 2 + 1

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( h , k ) = ( 2 , 3 ) , ( x , y ) = ( 5 , 12 )

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( h , k ) = ( 5 , 3 ) , ( x , y ) = ( 2 , 9 )

f ( x ) = 6 49 x 2 + 60 49 x + 297 49

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( h , k ) = ( 3 , 2 ) , ( x , y ) = ( 10 , 1 )

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( h , k ) = ( 0 , 1 ) , ( x , y ) = ( 1 , 0 )

f ( x ) = x 2 + 1

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( h , k ) = ( 1 , 0 ) , ( x , y ) = ( 0 , 1 )

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Graphical

For the following exercises, sketch a graph of the quadratic function and give the vertex, axis of symmetry, and intercepts.

f ( x ) = x 2 2 x

Graph of f(x) = x^2-2x

Vertex ( 1 ,   1 ) , Axis of symmetry is x = 1. Intercepts are ( 0 , 0 ) ,   ( 2 , 0 ) .

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f ( x ) = x 2 6 x 1

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f ( x ) = x 2 5 x 6

Graph of f(x)x^2-5x-6

Vertex ( 5 2 , 49 4 ) , Axis of symmetry is ( 0 , 6 ) , ( 1 , 0 ) , ( 6 , 0 ) .

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f ( x ) = x 2 7 x + 3

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f ( x ) = −2 x 2 + 5 x 8

Graph of f(x)=-2x^2+5x-8

Vertex ( 5 4 ,   39 8 ) , Axis of symmetry is x = 5 4 . Intercepts are ( 0 ,   8 ) .

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f ( x ) = 4 x 2 12 x 3

Graph of f(x)=4x^2-12x-3
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For the following exercises, write the equation for the graphed quadratic function.

Graph of a positive parabola with a vertex at (2, -3) and y-intercept at (0, 1).

f ( x ) = x 2 4 x + 1

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Graph of a negative parabola with a vertex at (2, 7).

f ( x ) = −2 x 2 + 8 x 1

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Graph of a positive parabola with a vertex at (3, -1) and y-intercept at (0, 3.5).

f ( x ) = 1 2 x 2 3 x + 7 2

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Numeric

For the following exercises, use the table of values that represent points on the graph of a quadratic function. By determining the vertex and axis of symmetry, find the general form of the equation of the quadratic function.

x –2 –1 0 1 2
y 5 2 1 2 5

f ( x ) = x 2 + 1

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x –2 –1 0 1 2
y 1 0 1 4 9
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x –2 –1 0 1 2
y –2 1 2 1 –2

f ( x ) = 2 x 2

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x –2 –1 0 1 2
y –8 –3 0 1 0
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x –2 –1 0 1 2
y 8 2 0 2 8

f ( x ) = 2 x 2

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Technology

For the following exercises, use a calculator to find the answer.

Graph on the same set of axes the functions f ( x ) = x 2 , f ( x ) = 2 x 2 ,  and  f ( x ) = 1 3 x 2 .

What appears to be the effect of changing the coefficient?

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Graph on the same set of axes f ( x ) = x 2 , f ( x ) = x 2 + 2 and f ( x ) = x 2 , f ( x ) = x 2 + 5 and f ( x ) = x 2 3. What appears to be the effect of adding a constant?

The graph is shifted up or down (a vertical shift).

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Graph on the same set of axes f ( x ) = x 2 , f ( x ) = ( x 2 ) 2 , f ( x 3 ) 2 ,  and  f ( x ) = ( x + 4 ) 2 .

What appears to be the effect of adding or subtracting those numbers?

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The path of an object projected at a 45 degree angle with initial velocity of 80 feet per second is given by the function h ( x ) = 32 ( 80 ) 2 x 2 + x where x is the horizontal distance traveled and h ( x ) is the height in feet. Use the TRACE feature of your calculator to determine the height of the object when it has traveled 100 feet away horizontally.

50 feet

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A suspension bridge can be modeled by the quadratic function h ( x ) = .0001 x 2 with −2000 x 2000 where | x | is the number of feet from the center and h ( x ) is height in feet. Use the TRACE feature of your calculator to estimate how far from the center does the bridge have a height of 100 feet.

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Extensions

For the following exercises, use the vertex of the graph of the quadratic function and the direction the graph opens to find the domain and range of the function.

Vertex ( 1 , −2 ) , opens up.

Domain is ( , ) . Range is [ −2 , ) .

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Vertex ( −1 , 2 ) opens down.

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Vertex ( −5 , 11 ) , opens down.

Domain is ( , ) Range is ( , 11 ] .

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Vertex ( −100 , 100 ) , opens up.

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For the following exercises, write the equation of the quadratic function that contains the given point and has the same shape as the given function.

Contains ( 1 , 1 ) and has shape of f ( x ) = 2 x 2 . Vertex is on the y - axis.

f ( x ) = 2 x 2 1

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Contains ( −1 , 4 ) and has the shape of f ( x ) = 2 x 2 . Vertex is on the y - axis.

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Contains ( 2 , 3 ) and has the shape of f ( x ) = 3 x 2 . Vertex is on the y - axis.

f ( x ) = 3 x 2 9

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Contains ( 1 , −3 ) and has the shape of f ( x ) = x 2 . Vertex is on the y - axis.

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Contains ( 4 , 3 ) and has the shape of f ( x ) = 5 x 2 . Vertex is on the y - axis.

f ( x ) = 5 x 2 77

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Contains ( 1 , −6 ) has the shape of f ( x ) = 3 x 2 . Vertex has x-coordinate of −1.

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Real-world applications

Find the dimensions of the rectangular corral producing the greatest enclosed area given 200 feet of fencing.

50 feet by 50 feet. Maximize f ( x ) = x 2 + 100 x .

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Find the dimensions of the rectangular corral split into 2 pens of the same size producing the greatest possible enclosed area given 300 feet of fencing.

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Find the dimensions of the rectangular corral producing the greatest enclosed area split into 3 pens of the same size given 500 feet of fencing.

125 feet by 62.5 feet. Maximize f ( x ) = −2 x 2 + 250 x .

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Among all of the pairs of numbers whose sum is 6, find the pair with the largest product. What is the product?

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Among all of the pairs of numbers whose difference is 12, find the pair with the smallest product. What is the product?

6 and −6 ; product is –36; maximize f ( x ) = x 2 + 12 x .

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Suppose that the price per unit in dollars of a cell phone production is modeled by p = $ 45 0.0125 x , where x is in thousands of phones produced, and the revenue represented by thousands of dollars is R = x p . Find the production level that will maximize revenue.

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A rocket is launched in the air. Its height, in meters above sea level, as a function of time, in seconds, is given by h ( t ) = −4.9 t 2 + 229 t + 234. Find the maximum height the rocket attains.

2909.56 meters

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A ball is thrown in the air from the top of a building. Its height, in meters above ground, as a function of time, in seconds, is given by h ( t ) = 4.9 t 2 + 24 t + 8. How long does it take to reach maximum height?

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A soccer stadium holds 62,000 spectators. With a ticket price of $11, the average attendance has been 26,000. When the price dropped to $9, the average attendance rose to 31,000. Assuming that attendance is linearly related to ticket price, what ticket price would maximize revenue?

$10.70

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A farmer finds that if she plants 75 trees per acre, each tree will yield 20 bushels of fruit. She estimates that for each additional tree planted per acre, the yield of each tree will decrease by 3 bushels. How many trees should she plant per acre to maximize her harvest?

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Questions & Answers

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Tric Reply
x-2y+3z=-3 2x-y+z=7 -x+3y-z=6
Sidiki Reply
Need help solving this problem (2/7)^-2
Simone Reply
x+2y-z=7
Sidiki
what is the coefficient of -4×
Mehri Reply
-1
Shedrak
the operation * is x * y =x + y/ 1+(x × y) show if the operation is commutative if x × y is not equal to -1
Alfred Reply
An investment account was opened with an initial deposit of $9,600 and earns 7.4% interest, compounded continuously. How much will the account be worth after 15 years?
Kala Reply
lim x to infinity e^1-e^-1/log(1+x)
given eccentricity and a point find the equiation
Moses Reply
12, 17, 22.... 25th term
Alexandra Reply
12, 17, 22.... 25th term
Akash
College algebra is really hard?
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Absolutely, for me. My problems with math started in First grade...involving a nun Sister Anastasia, bad vision, talking & getting expelled from Catholic school. When it comes to math I just can't focus and all I can hear is our family silverware banging and clanging on the pink Formica table.
Carole
I'm 13 and I understand it great
AJ
I am 1 year old but I can do it! 1+1=2 proof very hard for me though.
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Adu
Not really they are just easy concepts which can be understood if you have great basics. I am 14 I understood them easily.
Vedant
hi vedant can u help me with some assignments
Solomon
find the 15th term of the geometric sequince whose first is 18 and last term of 387
Jerwin Reply
I know this work
salma
The given of f(x=x-2. then what is the value of this f(3) 5f(x+1)
virgelyn Reply
hmm well what is the answer
Abhi
If f(x) = x-2 then, f(3) when 5f(x+1) 5((3-2)+1) 5(1+1) 5(2) 10
Augustine
how do they get the third part x = (32)5/4
kinnecy Reply
make 5/4 into a mixed number, make that a decimal, and then multiply 32 by the decimal 5/4 turns out to be
AJ
how
Sheref
can someone help me with some logarithmic and exponential equations.
Jeffrey Reply
sure. what is your question?
ninjadapaul
20/(×-6^2)
Salomon
okay, so you have 6 raised to the power of 2. what is that part of your answer
ninjadapaul
I don't understand what the A with approx sign and the boxed x mean
ninjadapaul
it think it's written 20/(X-6)^2 so it's 20 divided by X-6 squared
Salomon
I'm not sure why it wrote it the other way
Salomon
I got X =-6
Salomon
ok. so take the square root of both sides, now you have plus or minus the square root of 20= x-6
ninjadapaul
oops. ignore that.
ninjadapaul
so you not have an equal sign anywhere in the original equation?
ninjadapaul
hmm
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is it a question of log
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Commplementary angles
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