Math Analysis – Find the Minimum Value Word Problem

By | December 18, 2016

Minimum Value

In this tutorial the students will learn how to determine the minimum value given a word problem. The students will accomplish this by creating expressions that will later help us define quadratic equations. The students use the expression to calculate the vertex of a parabola help them to solve this word problem.

Word Problem:  Find two positive numbers whose sum is 100 and the sum of whose squares is a minimum.