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anonymous
 5 years ago
The following function gives the height h metres, of a batted baseball as a function of the time, t seconds, since the ball was hit.
h = 4.5t^2 + 13.5t + 5.875
a) What is the physical significance of the 5.875? Prove this is true.
b) Determine the characteristics of the quadratic function (hint: Write in standard form).
c) What is the geometric significance of the left tintercept of the graph? Why does this point have no real physical meaning?
anonymous
 5 years ago
The following function gives the height h metres, of a batted baseball as a function of the time, t seconds, since the ball was hit. h = 4.5t^2 + 13.5t + 5.875 a) What is the physical significance of the 5.875? Prove this is true. b) Determine the characteristics of the quadratic function (hint: Write in standard form). c) What is the geometric significance of the left tintercept of the graph? Why does this point have no real physical meaning?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.05.875 is a height about the ground that the ball is hit from

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0b) I don't understand what b is asking c) this is where h=0, in other words where ball hit the ground

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how would i write the equation in standard form: y=a(xh)^2+k ?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nvm, got it thanks for your help!
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