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  1. him1618
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    have u done parametric equations?

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  2. him1618
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    and do you know cartesian coordinates?

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  3. heathernelly
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    no:/

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  4. him1618
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    lets take the feet of the archer to be (0,0)

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  5. heathernelly
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    these are the points i got (0,1.39) (18,8) (45,0) :/

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  6. him1618
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    very good..now we need an equation which relates x and y dont we?

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  7. heathernelly
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    yeaah

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  8. him1618
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    lets say he launches the arrow with a horizontal velocity of v..the vertical velocity initaially is zero

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  9. him1618
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    can u tell me the x-coordinate at any point in time?

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  10. heathernelly
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    hmm, i don't know :/ ? im not very good at math.. ha

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    distance is speed x time..since there is no acceleration in the x-direction, the speed always remains v..so x = vt

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  12. him1618
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    understand?

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  13. heathernelly
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    yeah,, kindaa

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    similarly, there is a downward acceleration of -10 m/s^2 in the y-direction.. in the presence of accn, we have the distance covered as -0.5at^2, where a=accn since we are starting at y=1.39 m, we remodel y as 1.39 - 0.5at^2, a= 10 therefore y= 1.39 - 5t^2

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  15. heathernelly
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    my teacher said that i would have to use quadratic equation to do this problem thou ..does this lead to that orr? :/

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  16. phi
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    I posted an answer to this same question (but a different user posted it) But the problem is I don't believe the height of A. You have it as 8 cm. In the real world, this problem does not make sense. Are you sure about the height?

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  17. heathernelly
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    yeah, there's a diagram , i forgot what their called .. but next to the bulls eye it says A (8cm)

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  18. heathernelly
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    my teacher also said The distance from the top edge of the archery target to the ground is 1.5 meters

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  19. phi
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    Here is the other post http://openstudy.com/users/phi#/updates/507e201be4b0919a3cf31396

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  20. phi
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    The distance from the top edge of the archery target to the ground is 1.5 meters That is very important. Is the picture the same as in the post I just listed?

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  21. heathernelly
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    yess, it is

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  22. phi
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    so you use the picture to find the height of A above the ground |dw:1350594969329:dw|

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  23. phi
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    In my post I just assumed A was at (18,1.35) however, based on your new info, A is at (18,1.26) so the numbers have to be re-done.

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  24. phi
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    I did not explain where the equations come from (it's physics), so it is just showing the math

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  25. heathernelly
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    so all i need to do now would be to use the equation ax^2+bx+c ? & then put the #'s in ?

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  26. phi
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    did you find my write-up (it's an attachment in the 2nd to last post)

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    yes got it, you are awesomee! <33 i don't know what i would of donee. haha

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    where did you get the -4.9 from?

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  29. phi
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    I used g= 9.8 m/s^2 in 1/2 g t^2

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  30. phi
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    you have to re-do the numbers. And I notice a typo... but it all changes anyway...

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  31. heathernelly
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    is the 1.035 the mistake?

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  32. phi
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    yes, that should have been 1.35 but now it should be 1.26

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  33. heathernelly
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    yeahh :) 18tanθ + 0.04 where did the 0.04 come from?

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    nevermind, i know now (:

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  35. phi
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    let me know what you get, and I'll double check it.

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    what does that zero thing mean after tan ? −18tanθ

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  37. phi
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    which equation number are you looking at?

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  38. heathernelly
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    0 =−18tanθ − 0.04 /18^2 45^2 + 45tanθ +1.39

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  39. phi
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    I used the point (45,0) in the equation (the arrow hits the ground y=0 45 meters away from the archer x=45 so that 0 is y

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  40. phi
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    I labeled this equation (6) so you can refer to it.

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  41. heathernelly
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    i mean like how did you get this - tanθ =19/1125 = 0.0168

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  42. phi
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    solve for tanθ it is a bit messy, and I did not bother to write it all down. It is algebra. You do know algebra :)

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  43. heathernelly
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    haha yeah, wasnt the best at it but i know what tan is ..so i would type in my calculator -18tan ___? what goes in the blank thou :/

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  44. phi
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    are you working with the new numbers, or just working through the numbers in this old post?

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  45. heathernelly
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    new numbers, haha

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  46. phi
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    what equation do you have now?

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  47. heathernelly
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    i have 0 = 18tan - 0.13 / 18^2? :/

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  48. phi
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    what about the rest? I would expect to see \[ y= \frac{18 \tan(\theta)-0.13}{18^2}x^2 + x \tan(\theta)+1.39\]

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  49. heathernelly
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    yeaah i have it, i forgot to say that

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  50. heathernelly
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    i actually have for the rest 45^2 + 45 tan + 1.39

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  51. phi
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    yes, after you sub in (45,0) you get \[ 0= \frac{18\tan(\theta)-0.13}{18^2}45^2+45 \tan(\theta)+1.39\]

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  52. heathernelly
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    yeah :) but then i get confused after that bit because i dont know how you got 19/1125

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  53. phi
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    get out a piece of paper and use the distributive property and re-write the equation \[ 0= \frac{-45^2\tan(\theta)}{18} -\frac{0.13}{18^2}45^2+45 \tan(\theta)+1.39\] I divided everything by 45: \[ 0= -\frac{45}{18}\tan(\theta) -\frac{0.13}{18^2}45+ \tan(\theta)+\frac{1.39}{45}\] the 45/18 simplifies to 5/2. I moved the tan terms together \[ 0= (1-\frac{5}{2})\tan(\theta) -\frac{0.13}{18}\cdot \frac{5}{2}+\frac{1.39}{45}\] you can finish I hope

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  54. heathernelly
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    yes, thank you soo soo much for the help :)

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  55. phi
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    post your results. I'll check back laster.

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  56. heathernelly
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    will do :)

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  57. TiffanyLee3
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    Has anyone figured this out?

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  58. heathernelly
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    not yet, still trying to figure it out :)

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  59. heathernelly
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    i figure out that it would be 0.0128333 ..so y = ____x^2 + 0.0128333+1.39 but i can't figure out what the other # is :/

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  60. phi
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    how did you get 0.01283... ?

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    from 0=(1-5/2)tan - 0.13/18 x 5/2 + 1.39/45 :/

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    you start with \[ 0= (1-\frac{5}{2})\tan(\theta) -\frac{0.13}{18}\cdot \frac{5}{2}+\frac{1.39}{45}\] 1-5/2 is 2/2 -5/2= -3/2 \[0=-\frac{3}{2}\tan(\theta) -\frac{0.13}{18}\cdot \frac{5}{2}+\frac{1.39}{45}\] or \[\frac{3}{2}\tan(\theta) = -\frac{0.13}{18}\cdot \frac{5}{2}+\frac{1.39}{45}\] the stuff on the right simplifies to 77/6000 (which is 0.01283...) \[\frac{3}{2}\tan(\theta) = \frac{77}{6000} \] and \[\tan(\theta) = \frac{77}{6000}\cdot \frac{2}{3}\]

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  63. heathernelly
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    so 0.085

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  64. phi
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    so tanθ = 77/9000 = 0.008555... that is your coefficient on x you can find the coefficient of the x^2 term by replacing tanθ

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  65. phi
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    I think you missed a decimal place

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    yeah, haha ..sorry 0.0085 ..so i would use that & the number i said up there^^?

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    \[ y= \frac{-18 \tan(\theta)-0.13}{18^2}x^2 + x \tan(\theta)+1.39 \] you need to find the coeff for the x^2 term. but you know tan so you can simplify

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    i just got kinda confused :(

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  69. phi
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    Yes, this is a complicated problem, and you have to be methodical. If you look at my pdf, we got to equation (5). Then we sub in (45,0) and solved for tan= 77/9000 now you can replace tanθ in equation (5): \[ y= \frac{-18 \tan(\theta)-0.13}{18^2}x^2 + x \tan(\theta)+1.39 \] you will get a parabola with numbers for coefficients

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  70. phi
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    just get out your calculator or type it in google: (-18*77/9000 -0.13)/(18^2)=

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    -0009765

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  72. phi
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    oooh, Detroit swept the Yankees 4 games to 0. Detroit is off to the World Series

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  73. heathernelly
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    haha, i dont watch that ..but woo for them! :D

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  74. phi
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    you have to be more careful. put in a decimal point, and it is not 9 for the first digit

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  75. heathernelly
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    8 i meaan (:

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  76. heathernelly
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    i mean -0.0008765

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  77. phi
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    so now you have the full equation.

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    yay ..so do i use the 0.0085 & that?:)

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  79. phi
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    yes

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    omg, i would of never done this without you

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  81. phi
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    you still have to find the max height of y

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  82. heathernelly
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    yeahh , so i did that next step ..which i got -3.725

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  83. phi
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    The next step is to find x where the parabola peaks. The way the problem is set up, the archer is at x=0 and the target at x=18 x= -3.7.. is behind the archer. So maybe you got the wrong sign?

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  84. phi
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    How did you find x?

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    how did i get -3.725? :/

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  86. phi
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    if you have y = ax^2 +bx+c you should use x_max= -b/(2a)

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    yes i used -b/2a to get the answer -3.7

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    25

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  89. phi
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    maybe you should type out the equation y = -0.0008765 x^2 + 0.0085 x + 1.39

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    yess, i wrote that down on my paper :) haha

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  91. heathernelly
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    but i had it the wrong way around :/ oh

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  92. phi
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    yes, I notice you are not careful enough.

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  93. heathernelly
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    im confused on what to do next

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  94. phi
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    y = -0.0008765 x^2 + 0.0085 x + 1.39 type in google - 0.0085/(2*-0.0008765)=

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    4.8488

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  96. phi
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    much better. that is the x value where the parabola peaks. what is the y value at that x value?

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  97. phi
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    type this in google -0.0008765*4.8488^2 + 0.0085*4.8488 + 1.39=

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    1.41

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