Real World Parabola
By: Daniel Storie and Parker Smith
Location- Aquatic center water fountain
Object close up with the axes
Object from a distance
Vertex Form- Y=(x-4)^2 + 4
Standard form- y= x^2 + 8x + 20
What does the height of water leaving the spout represent?
This represents the y intercept.
At the spot where the water hits the tray, what is the relevance to the equation?
This is the root or the x intercept of the equation.
What is the maximum height of the water?
How far away from the spout is the water when it reaches this maximum height?
4 units away from the spout.
What is the domain related to the distance the water is from the spout?
What is the range related to the height of the water?