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1. Question from Photo: http://i.imgur.com/aLe3JU6.png?1 ;   Can you explain how you convert the word problem into algebraic equations.    Answer to this question...

PQ is a double ordinate of parabola y^2=4ax find the eqn. to the locus of its point of trisection

A farmer decides to fence a new rectangular paddock with the greatest possible area, using an existing fence for one side and 40 metres of fencing to make the other three sides. Let the area of the...

A tennis player hits a tennis ball just as it hits one end line of the court. The path of the ball is modeled by the equation( y − 6)= − 6 /1,521 (x − 39)^2 where x = 0 is at the end line. The tennis...

Consider the parabola y=ax2+bx+c. Determine the signs of the coefficients a and c if it is known that the vertex of the parabola has a negative y-coordinate, and the parabola never intersects...

A cord that is fastened to the top of two poles can be modeled by 1/300x2 -x+550, where x and y are measured in feet. The cord touches the ground midway between the poles. How high are...