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what is the maximum height that the cannon ball reaches


how far does the cannon ball travel

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A cannonball fired out to sea from a shore battery follows a parabolic trajectory given by the graph of the equation
h(x) = 10x - 0.01x2
where h(x) is the height of the cannonball above the water when it has traveled a horizontal distance of x feet.
h(x)
(a) What is the maximum height that the cannonball reaches?
ft
(b) How far does the cannonball travel horizontally before splashing into the water?
ft

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