# Application Word Problem : Distance, Time and Speed - Object thrown Upward

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An object is projected vertically upward from the top of a building with an initial velocity of 144 ft/second. It's distance, s(t) in feet above the ground after t seconds is given by the equation: s(t)=-16^2+144t+100

- find the maximum height, s(t), of the object above the ground.

- find the height of the building, that is, at t=0.

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#### Solution Summary

A word problem is solved regarding an object that is thrown upward.

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