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the path of a cliff diver as he dives into a lake is given by the equation y=-(x-10)power of 2 + 75...where y meters is the divers height above the water and x metres is the horizontal distance travelled by the diver. what is the maximum height the diver is above the water?

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  1. y = -(10-x)^2+75
    This is just a parabola with vertex at (10,75)

    So, the max height is 75 meters

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