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After a great deal of experimentation, two college senior physics majors determined that when a bottle of French
champagne is shaken several times, held upright and uncorked. its cork travels according to the function below,
where s is its height (in feet) above the ground t seconds after being released.
s(t) = - 16t +20t +6
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How high will it go?
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After a great deal of experimentation, two college senior physics majors determined that when a bottle of French champagne is shaken several times, held upright and uncorked. its cork travels according to the function below, where s is its height (in feet) above the ground t seconds after being released. s(t) = - 16t +20t +6 %3D How high will it go?

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