The water bridge of Algebra 2
Jaelynn Bradley , greg
The vertex and points
V : (2,7)
The points (4,0)
At the Coppell Highschool fountain
Standard and vertex form
Standard : y=ax2 +bx+c
Vertex form : y= a(x-h)2 +k
Q: What does the height of water leaving the spout represent ?
It he height represents the maximum point of the parabola
Q: what is the maximum height of the water
The maximum height of the water is 7
Q: how far away from the spout is the water when it reaches this maximum height ?
When it reaches it's maximum height it would be 2
Q: what is the domain related to the distance the water is from the spout?
The domain would be [0,4]
What is the range related to the height of the water?
The related range would be [0,7]