Q: A baseball is hit so that it travels straight upward after being struck by the bat. A fan observes that it takes 3 sec for the ball to reach its maximum height. Find:
a) the ball's initial velocity

and b) the height it reaches

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b) Find the value of the y coordinate at time t=3.00s.

y - y0 = 0^2 - (29.4 m/s)^2 divided by 2(-9.80 m/s^2) = 44.1m. The ball reached a maximum height of 44.1 m.