# 1. What do roller coasters, astronaut training, and a curved shape of a dam all have in common? (2 points) 2. What is the equation of the axis of symmetry of a Parabola? (2 points) 3. Name three thing

1. What do roller coasters, astronaut training, and a curved shape of a dam all have in common? (2 points) 2. What is the equation of the axis of symmetry of a Parabola? (2 points) 3. Name three things that can be easily identified by the equation of a parabola in vertex form? (3 points) 4. Solve x2 + 6x – 9 = 7 by completing the square. SHOW ALL WORK (7 points) 5. What information do you need in order to use the Quadratic Formula? (2 points) 6. a) Identify a, b, and c in the Equation 0 = 2×2 – 3x – 8 (3 points) b) Solve using the Quadratic Formula. SHOW ALL WORK (7 points) 7. a) What is a projectile? (1 point) b) What is the special equation used for solving projectile problems? (3 points