Posted by **tina** on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 10:48pm.

Colonel Harry a. Froboess of Switzerland jumped upward and outward from a windonw of a blimp and landed in a body of water on June 22, 1936. His jump was 120m, about the height of a 40-storey building. The path of his jump can be represented by the quadratic relationship h = 120 + 5.5t

- 4.9t^2,where h is the height above the water in metres and t is te time in seconds.

a) Find the maximum height of his dive.

b) How long did it take him to reach the water?

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**Writeacher**, Monday, December 6, 2010 at 6:26am
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**Melanie**, Friday, May 31, 2013 at 2:09pm
I just want to know if when I am doing this equation, that the answer to b) is figuring out the x-intercept

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