Calculate how many seconds an outfielder has to position himself for the catch if he intends to catch the ball 6 feet above the ground Time(sec) .75 1.5 2 2.75 3.25 4.75 Height(ft) 77 133 160 187 194...

Calculate how many seconds an outfielder has to position himself for the catch if he intends to catch the ball 6 feet above the ground

Time(sec) .75 1.5 2 2.75 3.25 4.75

Height(ft) 77 133 160 187 194 169

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Using the linear regression from the calculator the quadratic function for this set of data is:

f(t) = -15.94t^2 + 110.20 t + 4.87

We find the  time when the ball is 6 feet above the ground, thus we have to set f(t) = 6.

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