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A ball is thrown from a height of feet, travels a horizontal distance of feet, and hits the ground after seconds. What was the initial velocity of the ball?

Solve the first equation for and the second equation for .

Divide the two equations from Step 3, resulting in an equation for either or , which can be solved for .