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A ball was kicked into the air from a balcony 20 feet above the ground , and the ball's height above the ground , I'm feet, t seconds after the ball was kicked was h(t)=20-16t^2+32t. What was the maximum height, in feet, of the ball above the ground after it was kicked?

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  1. anonymous
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    what do you think?

  2. anonymous
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    its a vertical motion problem @Luiskaradag

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Well I checked on Google, but I reduced it : 20-16t(t-2)

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It is a parabola and it opens downward and if you find the vertex you will have the height of the ball

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    How?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    https://www.desmos.com/calculator/yy76fngg45

  7. anonymous
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    Great link how to find the vertex https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics/solving_graphing_quadratics/v/finding-the-vertex-of-a-parabola-example

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    If you look at that graph and put your mouse at the top of the line, you will see the vertex and the answer is the y value of that point

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Make sure you click on the line at the very top

  10. anonymous
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    Thanks

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    YW

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