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anonymous

  • one year ago

The path of a football kicked by a field goal kicker can be modeled by the equation y = –0.03x2 + 1.53x, where x is the horizontal distance in yards and y is the corresponding height in yards. What is the football’s maximum height? Round to the nearest tenth

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  1. campbell_st
    • one year ago
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    ok... is this a calculus or algebra question..?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    algebra

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    We can find the max by completing the square

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ax\[a x^{2} + bx + c\]

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Note that the equation is quadratic

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    F(x) = a(x-h)^2+ K H,K is your vertx Once we complete the square we have F(x) = -.03(x-25.5)^2 + 0 Maximum at (25.5,0) so the max is 25.5 yards

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    what answer did you get for the second question?

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