# SOLUTION: An astronaut on the moon tosses a ball upward; by how much will the height of the ball exceed 100 feet if the ball's height follows: h(t)=-2.6t^2+32.1t+5.5

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 166114: An astronaut on the moon tosses a ball upward; by how much will the height of the ball exceed 100 feet if the ball's height follows: h(t)=-2.6t^2+32.1t+5.5Answer by stanbon(57387)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!An astronaut on the moon tosses a ball upward; by how much will the height of the ball exceed 100 feet if the ball's height follows: h(t)=-2.6t^2+32.1t+5.5 ----------------- Maximum height occurs when t = -b/2a = -32.1/(2*-2.6) = 6.173 seconds --------------- h(6.173) = 104.58 ft. ----------------------- The ball will exceed 100 ft. in height by 4.58 feet. ============ Cheers, Stan H.