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Floral Shop Math

Published on 02/17/2006

Activity Overview

Students will create quadratic functions that model revenue collected and profit earned from selling bouquets in a flower shop.
The students will use graphing calculators to identify the maximum value for each function. Once they identify the ordered pair that contains the maximum value the students will explain the meaning of the coordinates for this ordered pair.

Before the Activity

Download the attached Word .docs. One is the actual activity the other is the Answer key.

During the Activity

Students will create quadratic functions that model revenue collected and profit earned from selling bouquets in a flower shop.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary