Real-World Parabola Project

By: Ben Kelly and Clay Carver

Equations of Table

Standard: f(x) = 2x^2 - 40x + 200

Vertex: f(x) = 2(x - 10)^2

*Picture taken at Clay's house

Questions

1. What does the maximum y-value of the graph represent?

This represents how long the width of the table in inches is.


2. What does the maximum x-value of the graph represent?

This represents the length of the table in inches.


3. What does the vertex represent?

What the length of the table is at the middle of the table in inches.


4. What does the x-value of the max of the graph represent?

This represents the maximum length of the table is in inches.


5. What does the y-value of the max of the graph represent?

This represents the maximum width of the table is in inches.


6. What does the range of the table represent?

This represents all the range the width covers in inches.