Monday

December 22, 2014

December 22, 2014

Posted by **Vanessa** on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 9:43pm.

An outfielder catches 3 ft above the ground. How far has the ball traveled horizontally when the outfielder catches it.

- Math -
**Jai**, Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 9:52pmto do this, we substitute h = 3 to the equation and solve for x:

h = -0.005x^2 + x + 3

3 = -0.005x^2 + x + 3

0 = -0.005x^2 + x

0 = x(-0.005x + 1)

x = 0 (this is extraneous)

x = 1/0.005 = 200 ft

hope this helps~ :)

- Math -
**Vanessa**, Friday, October 21, 2011 at 6:55amThank you so much!!! I got the first 2 but I didn't have a clue on that

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Alg1 - A baseball player hits a baseball into the outfield. The equation h= -0....

Alg 1 quadratic functions - A baseball player hits a baseball into the outfield...

algebra - A baseball player hits a baseball into the outfield. The following ...

Algebra - A baseball player hits a baseball into the air with an initial ...

algebra - A baseball player hits a ball toward the outfield. The height h of the...

physics - a .300 kg baseball is thrown at a speed of 6.5m/s. the batter hits the...

math - A baseball player swings and hits a pop fly straight up in the air to the...

physics - A baseball player hits the ball at a speed of 20.1 m/s and an angle of...

physics - A baseball player hits the ball at a speed of 20.1 m/s and an angle of...

algebra - A baseball player hits a ball toward the outfield. The height h of the...