Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Section 5.3 - Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - Exercise Set: 83c


1400 feet

Work Step by Step

We are given that the height of a projectile at any time t can be described by the polynomial function $P(t)=-16t^{2}+300t$. In order to find the height at $t=10$ seconds, we can calculate the value of $P(10)$. $P(10)=-16(10^{2})+300(10)=-16(100)+3000=-1600+3000=1400$ feet
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