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The position of a ball at time is specified by the point where the horizontal position is given by   and the vertical position is given by . If distance is measured in meters and time is in seconds,

  1. When will the ball land?

    This occurs when .

  2. How far does the ball travel horizontally?

    Use your answer from part (a) to evaluate .

  3. How high does the ball go?

    If you graph only , what is the shape of the graph? Where does the max occur on this type of graph?