Using Quadratic Functions to Model a Given Data Set or Situation


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What does this quadratic function model?

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1. Which of the following is not a quadratic function?


What information is needed for this quadratic function model?

A: initial velocity

B: initial height

C: meters or feet

D: time

E: A, B, and C

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and attached worksheet, you can evaluate how well you understand functions with a degree of 2. The quiz will assess your understanding of concepts like using quadratic functions to model problems involving velocity and degrees.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Identifying quadratic functions
  • Determining what quadratic functions model
  • Understanding the necessary information for quadratic functions
  • The degree of all quadratic functions
  • Choosing the proper quadratic modeling function for a given set of data

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on modeling data sets and situations with quadratic functions
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about terms and exponents in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding modeling and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about initial velocity and initial height

Additional Learning

To learn more about modeling data sets and situations with quadratic functions, review the lesson titled Using Quadratic Functions to Model a Given Data Set or Situation, which covers the following objectives:

  • Defining quadratic functions
  • Understanding how to model data sets and situations using the quadratic function
  • Practicing how to plug data into the quadratic function