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Use the following to answer the next three questions: the height, h, of a ball t seconds after it is released for a jump shot in a basketball game can be modeled with the equation h = −16t2 + 12t + 8.

The rim of the basket is 10 feet high. Which of the following is the correct way to set up the problem to solve when the ball reaches this height?

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    10=16t^2+12t+8

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