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Note 6.7 Applications of Quadratic Equations C. Other applications


6) A stone is dropped off a 64-ft cliff into the ocean below. The height of the stone above sea level is given by the equation h == -16t2 + 64 where h is.the height in feet, and t is the time in seconds. Find the time required for the stone to hit the water.
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Note 6.7 Applicajions of Quadratic Equations


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Note 6.7 Applications of Quadratic Equations 9) A 13-ft board is used as a ramp to unload furniture off a loading platform. If the distance between the top of the board and the ground is 7 ft less than the distance between the bottom of the board and the base .of the platform, find

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10) A 5-yd ladder leans against a wall. The distance from the bottom of the wall to the top of the ladder is 1 yd more than the distance from the bottom of the wall to the bottom of the ladder. Find both distances.

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