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Homework Help: Calculus

Posted by Ashley on Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 10:46pm.

A ball is dropped from the top of a building. The height, , of the ball above the ground (in feet) is given as a function of time, , (in seconds) by
y = 1640 - 16t^2
y'= -32t
When does the ball hit the ground, and how fast is it going at that time? Give your answer in feet per second and in miles per hour (1 ft/sec = 15/22 mph).

v(t) = ______ mph
v(t) = ________ ft per second

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