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Warm Up May 6 th. Plane A is spotted on a rectangular tracking screen, by an air traffic controller at (420,0) flying west 2 miles and north 3.2 miles each minute. 1. Write a linear equation to represent the path of the plane . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Warm Up

Warm Up May 6th Plane A is spotted on a rectangular tracking screen, by an air traffic controller at (420,0) flying west 2 miles and north 3.2 miles each minute.1. Write a linear equation to represent the path of the plane.

2. What is the speed of the plane? (Be sure to include units)

3. Write the parametric equations that model the location of the plane, t minutes after it has entered the screen.Review of yesterdays situationTwo ships, the Andor and the Helsinki, are sailing in the fog. The same tracking equipment is monitoring both ships. As the ships enter the area being monitored, their positions are displayed on the observers rectangular screen by a brightened point. The point representing the Andor is at a point 900 mm from the bottom left corner of the screen along the lower edge of the screen. The point representing the Helsinki is located 100mm directly above the lower left hand corner. One minute later the positions have changed. The Andor has moved to a location on the screen that is 3 mm west and 2 mm north of its previous location. The Helsinki has moved to a position 4 mm east and 1 mm north of where it had been. Assume that the two ships will continue to sail at a constant speed on their respective linear paths.

Yesterdays Notes ContinuedAndor: x(t) = 900 - 3ty(t) = 2tHelsinki:x(t) = 4ty(t) = 100 + tShow algebraically that the parametric equations for the Andor are equivalent to the linear function that you found. Explain what the coefficient of the variables and the constant mean in the function x(t) = at + b, y(t) = ct + d and how they relate to the linear function y(x).Warm Up Continued Plane B enters the screen and its path is given by the parametric equations x = t and y = 300 + 1.5t. The planes are flying at the same altitude.4. Find the point at which the paths of plane A and plane B intersect.

5. Find the amount of time it takes Plane A and Plane B to get to the point of intersection. Do the planes crash?

How close did they come?RecallAndor: x(t) = 900 - 3ty(t) = 2tHelsinki: x(t) = 4ty(t) = 100-t9. Determine the grid location of both the Andor and the Helsinki at time t = 3 min, and then find the distance between the ships at that time.

You Try!RecallAndor: x(t) = 900 - 3ty(t) = 2tHelsinki: x(t) = 4ty(t) = 100-t10. Determine the location of each ship one hour after they first appeared on the screen and find the distance between the ships at that time.Distance11. Develop a function f(t) that gives the distance between the ships on the grid at any time t, since the ships entered the tracking screen.Calculator Fun!12. Use the function created in Item 11 and your graphing calculator to answer the following:Find the minimum distance between the two ships on the tracking screen in millimeters.

Find the time at which the two ships are closest to each other.

At the time the ships are closest, what are the coordinates of each ships image on the grid?

At the time the ships are closest, is either ship at the crossing point of the ships path?More Fog13. Due to the fog, the visibility in the area the ships are sailing is nautical mile. The scale of the observers grid is 1 mm = 0.05 nautical mile.Determine whether it would have been possible for the two captains to see the other ship through the fog and thus know how close they had come. Explain the methods you can use to arrive at your answer.

More Fog13. Due to the fog, the visibility in the area the ships are sailing is nautical mile. The scale of the observers grid is 1 mm = 0.05 nautical mile.b. How fast was each ship traveling in nautical miles per hour?Recall speeds from yesterday using Pythagorean TheoremCrashing ShipsRemember that the Stockholm actually crashed into the Andrea Doria in the fog on the night of July 25, 1956. Suppose that the Stockholm was traveling on the same path and at the same rate as the fictional ship, the Helsinki, and that the Andrea Doria was traveling at the same rate, but on a parallel path and starting on the same horizontal line as the fictionalship, the Andor.14. At what point on the tracking grid would the pixel representing the Andrea Doria have first appeared in order to put the two ships on a collision course with the Stockholm under the given conditions? Show your work or write an explanation to support your answer.Parametrics FunctionsThe movement of two more ships, HMS Petticoat and USS Junction, are monitored on a similar tracking screen. The position of each ship is measured as x mm horizontally and y mm vertically from the lower left -hand corner of the screen.15. The linear path of the HMS Petticoat is given by y = 2x + 50. If x = 3t, express y as a function of t.Parametrics Functions16. The parametric equations in Item 15 give the position of the HMS Petticoat at any time t minutes. On the same screen an observer notices that the path of the USS Junction is described by the parametric equations x(t) = (5/2)t + 10 and y(t) = 5t + 70. Compare the paths of the two ships. The observer is concerned because she believes that the two ships are on the same path.a. Show work to confirm or contradict the observers belief.Parametrics Functionsb. The observer calculates that the ships will collide at t = k minutes. Find k or refute the observers claim.Parametrics Functions17. The function y = f(x) is defined parametrically by x = t + 2 and y = t2 + 3. Sketch the curve represented by the parametric equations (indicate the direction using arrows) for -3 < t < 3. Write y as a function of x.

Function Parametrics x = y2 + 3y

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