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The table below shows the height, h(t), in meters, of an object that is thrown off the top of a building, t

seconds after it is thrown.

t

h(t)

0.5

1

92.225 105

1.5

2

115.325 123.2

After

2.5

128.625

3

131.6

Using your calculator to do a quadratic regression, express the height of the object as a function of the

number of seconds that have passed since the object was thrown. Use the indicated variables and proper

function notation.

Round to the nearest tenth as needed.

Using your rounded quadratic regression equation to complete the statements below.

Round your answers to the nearest tenth as needed.

After 2.6 seconds, the object will be

meters above the ground.

seconds, the object will be 7 meters above the ground.

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