# algebra

when a ball is thrown up into the air it makes the shape of a parabola the equation s=-16t^2+v*t+k gives the height nof the ball at any time t in seconds where "v" is the initial velocity (speed)in ft/sec and "k" is the initial height in feet

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2. A ball is kicked upward with an initial velocity of 56 feet per second. The ball's height h (in feet) can be expressed as a function of time t (in seconds) by the equation h = -16t2 + 56t. How much time does the ball take to return to the ground?

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