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Homework Help: College algebra

Posted by Missy on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 1:47am.

A fountain in a shopping mall has two parabolic arcs of water intersecting. The equation of one parabola is y = -0.25x^2+2x and the equation of the second parabola is y=-0.205x^2+4x-11.75. How high above the base of the fountain do the parabolas intersect? All dimensions are in feet. Round to the nearest hundredth.

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