February 19, 2017

Homework Help: Math

Posted by Tina on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 10:19pm.

A person standing near the edge of a cliff 120 feet above a lake throws a rock upward with an initial speed of 40 feet per second. The height of the rock above the lake at the bottom of the cliff is a function of time and is described by the function H(t) = –16t2 + 40t + 120.
a) How many seconds will it take until the rock reaches its maximum height?
b) What is that height?

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