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Cliff diver jump from a height of 85 to 115 feet above the water. After t seconds the diver has fallen 16tto the 2nd power feet.

does the diver jumping from 85 feet reach the surface of the water within 2 seconds- why or why not.

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    85=16*t^2
    t^2=85/16

    t= sqrt (85/16) You do the math.

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    85

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    67 feet

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