Football Trivia
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100

How many yards is the penalty in the NFL for using a football as a weapon?

15 yards

100

BOTH ENDS OF THE FUNCTION ARE GOING TOWARDS POSITIVE INFINITY

(DEGREE AND LEADING COEFF?)

Degree: Even

LC: Positive


100

What are the x intercepts?
(x - 1)(x + 2)(3x - 4)

Write them in the (x, y) ordered pair format.

x intercepts:(1, 0), (-2, 0), and (4/3, 0)

100

Name the relative minimum.

(0, -2)

100

If an area is defined as (300 – 2x)(x) and x = 100 feet, what is the area?

10,000 square feet


100

Name the leading coefficient:

x3 - 9x - 7x12

-7

200

What is a football made out of today?

cowhide or vulcanized rubber


200

degree:

LC:

Degree: odd

LC: negative


200

What are all the values of x when y = 0?

-3, 2, and 5
200

Name the relative maximum.

(2, 2)

200

If a volume is defined by 

(8.5 – 2x)(10 – 2x)(x) and x is equal to 3 inches, what would be the volume?

30 cubic inches


200

DOUBLE JEOPARDY

You can wager any amount of what you currently have. 

Expand (x - 1)(x + 2)(x + 5)(2x - 1)



2x+ 11x3 - 23x + 10

300

Which position is not a real position on a football team?

A. Quarterback

B. Halfback

C. Doubleback

D. Fullback

C.

300

degree: 

LC:

degree: odd

LC: positive

300

Write a function for the graph.

(x+4)(x+1)(x-2)

300


(x + 4)(x - 1)(x - 3)

300

If a fence is built alongside a river and the two edges perpendicular to the river are defined by x, what would be the expression for the area if we had 1,000 feet of fencing?

(1000 - 2x)(x)

300

Evaluate f(x) = x4 + 2x- 3x2 + 5x - 7

When x = -1

-16

400

Who is Mr. Cumback's favorite college football team?

Georgia Bulldogs

400

WHAT IS THE END BEHAVIOR OF

-x^4+7x-9

both sides down

400

Write a function that has x intercepts at -4, 2, and ⅖.

(x+4)(x-2)(5x-2)

or

(x+4)(x-2)(x-2/5)

400

What are the relative minimum values?

D and H

400

!!!!Double Jeopardy!!!!

 

What would be the maximum area possible if the expression for area was (1000 – 2x)(x)?

125,000 square feet

400


Which equation matches the table?

A) x2 - x - 6

B) x2 + x - 6

C) 2x2 + x - 3

D) -2x2 + x - 3



A

500

What is the mathematical term for the shape of a football?

a. curved rectangular sphere

b. frustum 

c. prolate spheroid

d. truncated icosahedron

C

500

What is the end behavior of:

-(x - 1)(x + 4)(x + 2)

left side up, right side down

500

If an x intercept is 3/2, what is it in factored form?

2x + 3

3x - 2

2x - 3

3x + 2

2x - 3

500

The function approaches positive infinity as x approaches positive infinity. The zeros are -2, 3, and 5. Sketch a graph!

right side needs to be up, and have x intercepts at -2, 3 and 5
500

If the volume is defined as (30 – 2x)(15 - 2x)(x), what is the reasonable domain?

0 < x < 7.5

500

What is the leading coefficient, degree, and constant of

(x - 2)(3x - 4)(x - 1)2

LC: 3

Degree: 4

Constant: 8

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