Lily B.

asked • 03/23/17

Write an equation that gives the height (in feet) of the ball as a function of the time (in seconds) since it left your hand.

You throw a ball up into the air. At 4 feet above the ground, the ball leaves your hand with an initial vertical velocity of 30 feet per sescond.

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Andrew M. answered • 03/23/17

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Lily B.

Thank You so much this really helped!!!
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03/23/17

Andrew M.

You're very welcome.
Bear in mind for future problems:
 
 g = 32 ft /sec= 9.8 m/sec2
 
If your height is in meters use 9.8 
for g instead of 32.
 
h(t) = -4.9t2 + v0t + h0
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03/24/17

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