A baseball is hit deep to center field. The vertical position from home plate of the ball with respect to time is described by:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

v(t) = -20t2 + 103.5t +5 in feet above home plate

The horizontal distance from home plate is described by:

h(t) = 84.32t in feet where t is in seconds

HINT: The orgin is at home plate, with the vertical axis going straight up from home plate and the horizontal axis heading out towards center field, along the flight path of the base ball

FIND:

a) the maximum height, in feet, that the ball achieves.

b) Assuming level terrain, does the ball clear the 12 foot wall located 420 feet from home plate for a home run?

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# Homework Help: Maximum Height

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