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Posted by **Lori** on Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 11:54am.

with a velocity of 32 feet per second, then its altitude at time t (in seconds)

can be described by the function

A(t) = - 16t^2 + 32t + 6.

Find the altitude of the ball at 2 seconds.

I am having problems understanding how to work out this word solving problem. Can someone help me? Thanks.

- College Math II -
**Anonymous**, Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 8:22pmWell if you're given the equation, the variable you need is "t" in order to solve the equation so if you just plug in 2 for "t" then you get your A(t). Just plug in A(t) = -16(2^2) + 32(2) +6

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