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Stone thrown using calculus  TOPIC_SOLVED

This question is expected to be solved using calculus. I think it might be a maximum problem: A stone is thrown vertically upward and after t seconds its height y meters above its starting point is given by y=100t-5t^2. Calculate the greatest height reached by the stone, and the value of t when this...
by amberzak
on Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:02 pm
 
Forum: Calculus
Topic: Stone thrown using calculus
Replies: 3
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Re: Stone thrown using calculus  TOPIC_SOLVED

I can do it with mechanics, but I have to solve it with calculus as it's for the calculus module.

Can you just give me the starting point. Where do I begin? What's the equation I have to differentiate?
by amberzak
on Sat Jun 23, 2012 7:30 pm
 
Forum: Calculus
Topic: Stone thrown using calculus
Replies: 3
Views: 1750

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