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11-36.

Annie remembers the Water Balloon Contest and wants to try her skill at launching a balloon. Her balloon’s flight can be modeled by the function is the horizontal distance (yd) the balloon has traveled from the goal line, and

*is the height (yd) of the balloon above the ground.*

Sketch a graph of the function and label the

*x*- and*y*-intercepts. What do the intercepts tell you about the flight of the balloon?The

intercepts are places where the height equals. What is the maximum height the balloon reaches? Justify your answer.

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