Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-2 Order of Operations and Evaluating Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 64

Answer

144 feet

Work Step by Step

Because the ball falls for 3 seconds, and t represents the time in seconds that the ball spends falling, we plug 3 in for t. Thus, we obtain: $ 16 \times (3^{2}) = 16 \times 9 = 144$
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