Posted by **Andy** on Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 5:33pm.

The path of a cliff diver as he dives into a lake is given by the equation

y= -(x-10)^2+75, where y meters is the divers height above the water and x meters is the horizontal distance travelled by the diver. What is the maximum hight the diver is above water?

Is the answer to this question 75 meters? This is how I worked it out, please verify if correct:

parabola opens down

axis of symetry is 10 (h=10)

therefore y=-1(10-10)^2 + 75 = 75

Please is this right?

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - The path of a cliff diver as he dives into a lake is given by the ...
- math - the path of a cliff diver as he dives into a lake is given by the ...
- math - A diver is wroking 30 meters below sea level. Another diver is taking a ...
- math - The path of a cliff diver can be modeled by a parabolic curve. The ...
- MATH - WHAT IS THE FORMULA FOR CALCULATING: A diver is on a platform 11 meters ...
- physics - A diver steps off a cliff and dives from 40 meters into the ocean. How...
- Math - On a forward summer salt dive, a diver's height, h meters above the ...
- math - a diver dives to 84m. If the diver rises 5 meters per min for 10 min. ...
- college alg. - An event in the Summer Olympics is 10-meter springboard diving. ...
- College Algebra - An event in the Summer Olympics is 10-meter springboard diving...

More Related Questions