3-ACT: Homerun Distance

Quadratics - Algebra 1/2

1. How far is Giancarlo Stanton's home run going to travel?
2. Write a guess distance.
3. Write a guess distance that you know is too far.
4. Write a guess distance that you know is too short.

5. What information would be useful to know here?
                 --> Make a list of information.

6. Using your knowledge of parabolas & quadratic formulas, find the distance that Stanton's home run ball traveled/where the true landing distance is?

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