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Posted by **Brandon** on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 8:57pm.

A rocket is fired into the air from the top of a building that is 200 feet tall. The initial velocity of the rocket is 600 feet/sec. If necessary, round answers to the nearest hundredth of a unit

a) Write the height function

b) When does the rocket reach its maximum height?

c) What is the rocket's maximum height?

d) When does it hit the ground?

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**Reiny**, Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 9:43pmdid you sub in the given data into the general formula to get

h(t) = -16t^2 + 600t + 200 ?

for b) and c), find the vertex of the parabola using the method that was taught to you

d) set -16t^2 + 600t + 200 = 0

and solve for t

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