Physics

Suppose that you have a spring gun that you use to launch a small metal ball. You try the first two settings of the gun. The first setting compresses the spring by 1 cm and fires the ball a distance of 0.25 m . The second setting compresses the spring by 2 cm and fires the ball a distance of 1 m .
Assuming that the relationship between spring compression and height is quadratic, how far will the ball go at the highest setting, which compresses the spring 3 cm ?

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1. Nine times the height achieved with 1 cm cpmpression.

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2. That's what I got, but I guess the website I'm using is acting up again, and isn't taking it! Thanks!

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3. 7.5

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4. 2.25

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5. -.000000000004

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6. Stephanie is right, it's 2.25

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7. 2.25

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8. 2.5 is right but how you get it?

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9. 2.25

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10. 2.25

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