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Posted by **CrissyXD** on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 5:59am.

Gerald hits his golf ball down the fairway. The path the ball followed was parabolic in shape with the relationship:

h=2d-1/30d^2

where h is the height above the ground of the golf ball when it is a horizontal distance d from him. Both h and d are in metres. How far from Gerald did the golf ball land?

- Math -
**Damon**, Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 6:07am0 = 2d -(1/30) d^2 = d [2 - (1/30)d ]

it is at ground level when d = 0 and when

2 - d/30 = 0

or when d = 60

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