# Help with a problem

• April 9th 2008, 07:01 AM
mt_lapin
Help with a problem
Using this equation:

$f(A)=-0.0197A^2+1.85A+9.90$

Where $f(A)$ is the percentage of Americans at age $A$ who say they do volunteer work.

a.) Estimate the percentage of 25-year-old Americans who say they volunteer. Did you perform interpolation or extrapolation?

b.) Estimate the percentage of 16-year-old Americans who say they volunteer. Did you perform interpolation or extrapolation?

c.) For what age do half of Americans say they volunteer?

d.) For what age is the percentage who say they volunteer the greatest? What is that maximum percentage?