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Content Area

Quadratic modeling

Time Frame

2 to 3 weeks with mini-lectures

Published

August 6, 2010

Keywords

Maximum revenue, optimization, quadratic model

Project Title

Maximizing Movie Revenue

Author

David Graser, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ (David_Graser@yc.edu)

Abstract

The data in this project comes from the National Association of Theater Owners. The goal of the project is to have the students find the ticket price that leads to the maximum amount of revenue. This is done by modeling the demand function for the admissions as a function of price.

Project Content

Project Letter - DOC | PDF

Scaffolding Resources

Technology Assignment: Demand Model - DOC | PDF
Technology Assignment: Revenue Model -DOC | PDF

Notes

 

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