Terry O.

asked • 02/22/18

quadratic question


If air resistance is ignored, a projectile such as a rifle bullet or a cannonball follows a parabolic path. Suppose a cannonball fired from the origin follows the graph
y = x − 0.0005x2,
where both x and y are measured in feet.

What is the maximum height the cannonball reaches?

ft

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Arturo O. answered • 02/22/18

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