UCSS Math III 4B.1.1 Example 3
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Write a quadratic equation in one variable that is true for the three data points (0, 0), (1, 2), and (2, 8) by solving a system of three equations based on the standard form of a quadratic equation, . Then, use your equation to find the -value for a fourth point on the same graph that has an -value of 3.
- Use the given data points to write three equations using the standard form of a quadratic equation.
- Examine the resulting equations for any common traits that can be used to simplify them.
- Use the results to solve for another variable.
- Use the values determined for , , and to write the quadratic equation that is true for the three data points.
- Use the resulting quadratic equation model for the three given points to predict the location of a fourth point for which .