Word Problem from 3.6

Digital Poster for Math 3 Mr.Kirkland, October 16,2013

M Castillo

The quadratic formula is used to solve for the x-intercepts. Which are also called solutions, zeros, answers, and roots.

Your class is selling boxes of flower seeds as a fundraiser. The total profit p depends on the amount x that your class charges for each box of seeds. The equation p=-0.5x^2+16x-12 models the profit of the fundraiser What's the smallest amount in dollars that you can charge and make a profit of the least $100

Let's use the QUADRATIC FORMULA !

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