Presentation on theme: "Real World Quadratic Activity"— Presentation transcript:
1 Real World Quadratic Activity Golden Gate BridgeReal World Quadratic ActivityBy: Tracey LeNeveuP. 3Algebra 2
2 HistoryThe actual portion of the bridge that is the ‘golden gate’ is the strait the bridge spans. It was originally named Chrysopylae by Captain John C. Fremont in Chrysopylae meant Golden Gate. After completion in 1937 the Golden Gate Bridge was the longest bridge until New York built the Verrazano Narrows Bridge in 1964.
3 Facts about the Bridge Total length of the Bridge: 8,981 feet Middle span: 4,200 feetWidth: 90 feetClearance from the Water: 220 feetWeight originally: 894,500 tonsWeight now with new materials: 887,000 tons
4 Facts about the Towers They are: 764 feet from the water 500 feet from the roadwayThe legs are:33 x 54 feet44,000 tons each in weightand have 600,000 rivets each.
7 Follow up QuestionsWhat are the transformations of your graph from the parent function? The only transformation is being widened by a factor ofDoes your graph have a maximum or minimum? If so, what is it? What does this mean in regards to your example? There is no maximum and the minimum is zero. It just means that the graph doesn’t extend forever.
8 What is the axis of symmetry (AOS) And what is it for your example What is the axis of symmetry (AOS) And what is it for your example? The axis of symmetry is the line vertically in the graph that the points reflect over. For my example the AOS is the y-axis.If you moved your graph 250 feet up, what would be your new equation? Create a scenario that could represent this change. The equation would become y= x² And a scenario that could represent this change would be the water level going way down and the amount of space between the bridge and the water would increase.where else have you seen parabolas in your surroundings? There are parabolas in signs and household items. Such as the McDonalds sign and home décor items.