# Section 6.1 ter 6 5. A satellite dish is a precise mathematical shape (a parabola) that has the property of focusing a reflected signal at a single point. The scale drawing of a cross section of a 28 foot wide parabolic satellite dish is shown on the graph where each square is 1ft x 1ft. The dish is designed using the equation y = .04x22. The ordered pair solutions of the equation become the dimensions necessary to build this amazing device. 04xOKt2 У a) Treat the x-axis as the ground and use the equation to find the height of the dish above the ground at the 2 foot intervals shown on the graph. (i.e. State all the ordered pairs shown on the graph.) Recall that the quadratic equation b) y = ax2 bx + c defines the geometric 11 parabola. It turns out that the focus X 1 above 4а point is located a distance the bottom of the dish. Find this distance for this satellite dish. 1 a / 9(0.00) O.16 6.a54t Incoming signal Reflected signal Ocus Point Retected signal Incoming signal

Question help_outlineImage TranscriptioncloseSection 6.1 ter 6 5. A satellite dish is a precise mathematical shape (a parabola) that has the property of focusing a reflected signal at a single point. The scale drawing of a cross section of a 28 foot wide parabolic satellite dish is shown on the graph where each square is 1ft x 1ft. The dish is designed using the equation y = .04x22. The ordered pair solutions of the equation become the dimensions necessary to build this amazing device. 04xOKt2 У a) Treat the x-axis as the ground and use the equation to find the height of the dish above the ground at the 2 foot intervals shown on the graph. (i.e. State all the ordered pairs shown on the graph.) Recall that the quadratic equation b) y = ax2 bx + c defines the geometric 11 parabola. It turns out that the focus X 1 above 4а point is located a distance the bottom of the dish. Find this distance for this satellite dish. 1 a / 9(0.00) O.16 6.a54t Incoming signal Reflected signal Ocus Point Retected signal Incoming signal fullscreen

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