Lab2 Ch3 (F11)

# Lab2 Ch3 (F11) - t years after 1960 V(t is measured in...

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Name _______________________________ Lab #2 – Chapter 3 – Quadratic Functions Read each problem carefully and show your work ! Write neatly and in pencil. 1. Laura owns and operates Aunt Linda’s Pecan Pies. She has determined that her profit, P(x), from the sale of x cases of pies, is given by P(x) = 150x – x 2 . To maximize her profits, Laura should sell ___________ cases of pies. Her maximum profit will be \$_________________. 2. The function V(t) = –3t 2 + 140t + 824 models the number of thousands of violent crimes committed in the United States

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Unformatted text preview: t years after 1960. V(t) is measured in thousands and t = 0 means 1960, t = 1 means 1961, etc. The YEAR in which the most violent crimes were committed was ___________. Approximately ____________________violent crimes were committed that year. 3. John wants to build a corral next to his barn. He has 300 feet of fencing to enclose the three sides of his rectangular corral. The dimensions that will result in the largest corral are ________ft by ________ ft The largest area that can be enclosed is ___________________ft 2 ....
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