CCSS IP Math II 2.1.2 Example 3
A football is kicked and follows a path given by , where represents the height of the ball in feet and represents the horizontal distance in feet. What is the maximum height the ball reaches? What horizontal distance maximizes the height? Graph the function.
- Determine the maximum height of the ball.
- Determine the horizontal distance of the ball when it reaches its maximum height.
- Graph the function.