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You live near a bridge that goes over a river. The underside of the bridge is an arch that can be modeled with the function y = –0.000471x² + .837x where x and y are measured in feet. How high above the river is the bridge (the top of the arch)? How long is the section of bridge above the arch? (1 point)
The bridge is about 1,777.07 ft. above the river, and the length of the bridge above the arch is about 888.54 ft.
The bridge is about 371.85 ft. above the river, and the length of the bridge above the arch is about 1,777.07 ft.
The bridge is about 371.85 ft. above the
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15. You live near a bridge that goes over a river. The underside of the bridge is an arch that can be modeled with the function y = –0.000471x² + .837x where x and y are measured in feet. How high above the river is the bridge (the top of the arch)? How long is the section of bridge above the arch? (1 point) The bridge is about 1,777.07 ft. above the river, and the length of the bridge above the arch is about 888.54 ft. The bridge is about 371.85 ft. above the river, and the length of the bridge above the arch is about 1,777.07 ft. The bridge is about 371.85 ft. above the
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15. You live near a bridge that goes over a river. The underside of the bridge is an arch that can be modeled with the function y = –0.000471x² + .837x where x and y are measured in feet. How high above the river is the bridge (the top of the arch)? How long is the section of bridge above the arch? (1 point) The bridge is about 1,777.07 ft. above the river, and the length of the bridge above the arch is about 888.54 ft. The bridge is about 371.85 ft. above the river, and the length of the bridge above the arch is about 1,777.07 ft. The bridge is about 371.85 ft. above the river, and the length of the bridge above the arch is about 888.54 ft. The bridge is about 1,777.07 ft. above the river, and the length of the bridge above the arch is about 371.85 ft.
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FrostbiteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Swiftskier you can do differentiation right?
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swiftskier96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I remember learning it, but i dont remember how to do it.
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FrostbiteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Alright because if I understand the question right (maybe, maybe not) we can do the following: \[\frac{ dy }{ dx }=\left( 4.7*10^{4} x ^{2}+0.837x\right)^{'}=0.8379.42*10^{4}x\] We check for horizontal tangent: \[\frac{ dy }{ dx }=0\] \[0.8379.42*10^{4}x=0\] \[x=888.535\] Then you can check for y your self, think it is right? or have I misunderstood the question?
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FrostbiteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ment 4.71 in the first equation sorry.
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swiftskier96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well it shortens it because now i know its either A or C.
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FrostbiteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
you check for A or C by insetting the x value inside the original equation
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FrostbiteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I get the following result, but please make a check your self. \[4.71*10^{4}*888.535^{2}+0.837*888.535=371.852\]
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FrostbiteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
and see if you agree
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swiftskier96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yeah i got the same. So its C then. :) Thanks for all the help!!!!!
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