PBL Pathways

Content Area

Quadratic modeling

Time Frame

2 to 3 weeks with mini-lectures


August 6, 2010


Maximum revenue, optimization, quadratic model

Project Title

Maximizing Movie Revenue


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


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



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