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Use the position function s(t) = -16t2 + 550, which gives the height (in feet) of an object that has fallen for t seconds from a height of 550 feet. The velocity at time t = a seconds is given by the following.
s(a) – s(t)
lim
If a construction worker drops a wrench from a height of 550 feet, how fast will the wrench be falling after 1 second?
ft/s
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Use the position function s(t) = -16t2 + 550, which gives the height (in feet) of an object that has fallen for t seconds from a height of 550 feet. The velocity at time t = a seconds is given by the following. s(a) – s(t) lim If a construction worker drops a wrench from a height of 550 feet, how fast will the wrench be falling after 1 second? ft/s