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A batter hits a baseball upward with an initial speed of 96 feet per second. After how many seconds does the ball hit the ground? Use the formula h = rt - 16t2 where h represents height in feet and r represents the initial speed

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    what is h what is r

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    0=96t−16t2 do i solve for t ? @10115658

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    because the height of batter is not given , we can assume it's zero. so apply r = 96 and h=0 to the formula . and solve t

  4. anonymous
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    0=96t−16t2 ? @Harindu

  5. anonymous
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    t^2

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yeah now solve it. there are two values for t one of which is 0

  7. anonymous
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    t=6,0 ? @Harindu

  8. anonymous
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    yeah thats the correct answer

  9. anonymous
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    should it be 0 or 6

  10. anonymous
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    6 ? @10115658

  11. anonymous
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    correct

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thanks @10115658 & @Harindu

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