# quadratic application in real life application

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• Earlier, two cars leave an intersection at the same time, one traveling north and the other traveling west. When the car traveling north had gone 24 miles the distance between the cars was four miles more than three times the distance traveled by the car heading west. What is the distance between the cars at that time?
• You are watching on your television that is known to have an area of 520 square inches.The lengths of the sides are shown in the diagram below. Solve for both the length and the width.
• When a home-made rocket is launched from the ground, it goes up and falls in the pattern of the parabola. The height, in feet, of a home-made rocket is given by the equation h(t)=160t−16t2 where t is the time in seconds. How long will it take for the rocket to return to the ground?
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