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.

1 Expert Answer


Andrew M. answered • 03/23/17

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Mathematics - Algebra a Specialty / F.I.T. Grad - B.S. w/Honors

Lily B.

Thank You so much this really helped!!!


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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