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During a softball game, a batter hits a ball upward from an initial height of 3 feet. The height, in feet, of the softball is given by s(t)=−16t^2+70t+3 , where t is time in seconds and . Which is closest to the time when the softball will be 50 feet above the ground?

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  1. just solve for t when s=50

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  2. Yeah don't you think we tried that? Hey, Im thinking is 0.83 sec but what does or 3.55 seconds mean?

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  3. 3.55 seconds is the ball coming down due to gravity. The ball goes in a parabolic arc up and down.

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  4. Does anyone know

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  5. 0.83 seconds or 3.55 seconds

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