# SOLUTION: If a stone is tossed from the top of a 270 meter building, the height of the stone as a function of time is given by h(t) = -9.8t2 – 10t + 270, where t is in seconds, and height is

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Finance Question 495186: If a stone is tossed from the top of a 270 meter building, the height of the stone as a function of time is given by h(t) = -9.8t2 – 10t + 270, where t is in seconds, and height is in meters. After how many seconds will the stone hit the ground? Round to the nearest hundredth’s place; include units in your answer. Answer by solver91311(16868)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! The ground is at zero meters. So set the function equal to zero and solve for the positive root. John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it