Any help figuring this out? How high will a football that is thrown up into the air at 48 feet per second go if it starts its flight at a height 6 feet above the ground?
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Originally Posted by brad Any help figuring this out? How high will a football that is thrown up into the air at 48 feet per second go if it starts its flight at a height 6 feet above the ground? I assume, given the lack of any other information, that the football is thrown straight up into the air. So the equation for the height of the football is: Calling the ground the origin and upward positive we get Now find the maximum height. -Dan
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