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# A long jumper leaves the ground at an angle of 20 degrees above the horizontal, at a speed of 11 m/sec. The height

of the jumper can be modeled by h(x) = -0.046x^2 + 0.364x, where h is the jumper's height in meters and x is the horizontal distance from the point of launch.

A) At what horizontal distance from the point of launch does the maximum height occur? Please help me round 2 decimal places.

B) What is the maximum height of the long jumper? Please help me round 2 decimal places.

C) What is the length of the jump? Please help me round 1 decimal place.

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(A) Horizontal distance from the point of launch where the maximum... View the full answer