# SOLUTION: You throw a basketball up in the air. The basketball's height,in feet,is given by the function h= 16t^2 + 30t + 4,where t is the time in seconds after the ball leaves your hand.Use

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 142166: You throw a basketball up in the air. The basketball's height,in feet,is given by the function h= 16t^2 + 30t + 4,where t is the time in seconds after the ball leaves your hand.Use a graphing calculator to find the greatest height the ball reaches. Help with this question would be very much appreciated.Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!the coefficient of the t^2 term should be negative the calculator should display a parabola opening downward the height is on the y (vertical) axis and the time is on the x (horizontal) axis the vertex is (15/16,289/16) BIG HINT: the vertex is the solution