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If a pro basketball player has a vertical leap of about 35 inches, what is his hang time? Use the hang-time function V=48T^2

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  1. anonymous
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    what does V stand for in the formula?

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    I think vertical? Not sure..this week in class I have been very confused....

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    if it's the vertical distance, then substitute it , 35=48T^2.

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    \[35=48T^2\]\[T=\sqrt{35/48}\] T=.8539 seconds

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    yep, that may be right. but what if V turns out to be VELOCITY, though not so likely?

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    It is for vertical leaps

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    then .8539 is the answer

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    then .8539 is the answer

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    I just tried it and it kicked back saying it was wrong as well...cause my answer was close to that as well

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    the V means vertical leaps in minutes

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    I mean inches

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    Please help me...

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    \[\sqrt{9x+67}=x+5\]

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    I need this solved...I really am just checking the answers I got wrong to see where I went wrong

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    x = 6

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