# Real-World Parabola Project

### The Calatrava Bridge in Dallas

## Standard Form

Y=-0.5x^2+3.8x+2.5

## Vertex Form

Y=a(x-4)^2+9

## Water Fountain Questions

- What does the height of water leaving the spout represent? -A root.
- At the spot where the water hits the tray, what is the relevance to the equation? -the second root.
- What's the maximum hight of the water? (I guess were suppose to make an equation for this problem?) -4inch.
- How far away from the spout is the water when it reaches this maximum height? -4inch.
- What is the domain related to the distance the water is from the spout? - 0<x<8
- What is the range related to the height of the water? - 0<x<4