Copyright

Minimum Values: Definition & Concept

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Does the following equation have a minimum value? How can you tell?

y = 3x^2 - 2x + 7

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. What is the minimum value of this function?

2.

What is the minimum value of this function?

y = 4(x - 1)^2 + 5

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Finding minimum values is important when dealing with functions, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of their properties and let you put your skills to the test with practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the finding the minimum value of:

  • Equations
  • Functions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems by finding minimum values
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding horsepower and wind drag and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to find the minimum value of functions and equations

Additional Learning

You should also read the lesson called Minimum Values: Definition & Concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the maximum and minimum value of a function
  • Understand the three ways of determining the minimum value of a quadratic equation
  • Further understand minimum values through real-world examples
Support