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If a projectile is fired straight upward from the ground with an inital speed of 96 feet per second, then its height (h) in feet after t seconds is given by the equation

h(t)=-16t^2+96t

Find the maximum height of the projectile.

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    Tr = (V-Vo)/g.
    Tr = (0-960 / -32 = 3 s. = Rise time.

    h(t) = -16*3^3 + 96*3 = 144 Ft.

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