Wednesday

August 27, 2014

August 27, 2014

Posted by **Jennifer** on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 6:56pm.

a) Determine an equation to represent the height of the ball relative to its horizontal distance away from its starting point(origin).

b) What is the maximum height of the ball?

- Math -
**Steve**, Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 10:46amYou know that y(0) = y(35) = 0

So, y = ax(x-35)

Since y(25) = 2,

a(25)(25-35) = 2

a = -1/125

y(x) = -1/125 x(x-35)

max height is achieved at x = 35/2, so

y(35/2) = 49/20 = 2.45

**Related Questions**

math - a soccer ball is kicked from the ground. after travelling horizontal ...

Science :) - A football is kicked from the ground at 27 m/s at an angle of 42 ...

Physics - A football is kicked from the ground at 27 m/s at an angle of 42 ...

Physics - A football is kicked from the ground at 27 m/s at an angle of 42 ...

science - A soccer ball is kicked with an initial speed of 8.4 m/s in a ...

math - The height of a soccer ball that is kicked from the ground can be ...

physics - I'm having trouble getting the answer for the 2nd and 3rd questions...

AP Physics - A soccer ball is kicked with an initial speed of 19.6 m/s in a ...

Physics - A soccer ball is kicked with an initial horizonal velocity of 18 m/s ...

Physics - 2-D kinematics - A soccer ball is kicked with an initial horizontal ...