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s(t)=16t^2.Assume the distance from the top of the cliff to the water below is1296 ft. A rock is dropped off the edge of a cliff and its distance s​ (in feet) from the top of the cliff after t seconds isWhen will the rock strike the​ water?

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s(t)=16t^2.
Assume the distance from the top of the cliff to the water below is
1296 ft. A rock is dropped off the edge of a cliff and its distance s​ (in feet) from the top of the cliff after t seconds is
When will the rock strike the​ water?
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Step 1

Given:

The distance from the top of the cliff after t seconds, when a rock is dropped off the edge of a cliff is s(t) = 16t2.

Step 2

Assume the distance from the top of the cliff to the water below is 1296 ft.

Therefore, se...

s(t) 1296
16t2 1296
= 81
2
t 9 seconds
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s(t) 1296 16t2 1296 = 81 2 t 9 seconds

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