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    [COLOR=Purple]37. A popular, but dangerous, activity is bungee jumping. A person, whose ankles are attatched to a bungee cord, jumps off a ledge and falls 122 feet before rebounding. Consider the point at which the person rebound to be t=0. The person the rebounds to a distance of 46 feet from the ledge after 3 seconds. Assume there is no resistance in the bungee cord.

    a. write a function that represents the person's vertical distance from equilibrium point as a function of time.

    b. write a function that represents the person's vertical distance from the ledge as a function of time.

    c. what would be the position of the person after 30 seconds?
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