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Could you please help me with this question: A diver dives from the 3 m board at a swimming pool. Her height, y, in metres, above the water in terms of her horizontal distance, x, in metres, from the end of the board is given by y= -x2 + 2x + 3. What is the diver's maximum height?

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    -b over 2a to find x value for max and add that to the 3 metres

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