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Hi, I can't figure this story problem out can u please help? I need to learn how to do this story problem.
You dive directly upward on a board that is 32 feet high. After t seconds, your hight above the water is described by the polynominal -16t^2+16t+32.
a) factor the polynominal completely. Begin by factoring -16 from each term.
b) Evaluate both the origional and its factored form for t=2. Do you get the same answer? Describe what this answer means.

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