Unformatted text preview: by finding square roots Example: c ax = 2 180 5 2 =x You try! 1) 2) 25 4 2 =x 24 3 2 = x Word Problem A smoke jumper jumps from 1400 ft. The function describing the height is a) Using square roots, find the time during which the jumper is in free fall if the parachute opens at 1000 ft. b) Solve the equation in part a by factoring. 1400 16 2 += t y Homework: p. 266 # 119 (odds)...
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 Fall '09
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 Algebra, Factoring, Equations, Square Roots, Quadratic equation, Elementary algebra, #, 1000 FT

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