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# Math Project - 8 feet deep How long would it take for the...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/1/10 Math Project: Diving By Nolan Dickson

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3/1/10 Scenario A diver dives off a 10- meter(32.8 feet) platform doing a dive at a speed represented by 8.73. How long does it take for the diver to reach the water? Use the equation h= -16t2+8.73t+32.8 to figure out the answer.
3/1/10 Answer T=1.7303 seconds Plug into graphing calculator to get a solution like this.

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3/1/10 Scenario 2 Suppose that the diving well was only

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Unformatted text preview: 8 feet deep. How long would it take for the same diver doing the same dive to hit the bottom of the pool? Use the equation -16t2+4.3t+10 to help find the correct answer. 3/1/10 Answer 2 The answer should be 1.898 seconds as shown in the graph below The intersection point is at the bottom of the right side of the 3/1/10 End By Nolan Dickson Special thanks to http://www.algebrahelp.com/calculator s/function/graphing.html....
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