Bree K.

asked • 04/29/18

word problem

Suppose that an air cannon in the Punkin Chunkin contest whose muzzle is
feet above the ground fires a pumpkin at an angle of
45 degrees45°
to the horizontal with a muzzle velocity of
feet per second. The model
s left parenthesis t right parenthesis equals negative 16 t squared plus 296 t plus 8s(t)=−16t2+296t+8
can be used to estimate the height s of an object after t seconds.
(a) Determine the time at which the pumpkin is at a maximum height.

(b) Determine the maximum height of the pumpkin.

(c) After how long will the pumpkin strike the ground?

1 Expert Answer


Anthony J. answered • 05/01/18

5 (34)

Michigan Certified Math Teacher/tutor

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