# SOLUTION: How do you solve the problem: An object is thrown downward with a speed of 16ft/sec from a 160 ft high. The distance it falls in t seconds is s=16t+16t2 (squared). In about how

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 Question 450880: How do you solve the problem: An object is thrown downward with a speed of 16ft/sec from a 160 ft high. The distance it falls in t seconds is s=16t+16t2 (squared). In about how many seconds will it hit the ground? A. 1.5 B. 2.5 C. 3.5 D. 8.5 Help! Thank youAnswer by jorel1380(2518)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!16t2+16t=160 t2+t=10 t(t+1)=10 t equals approximately 2.7 seconds..