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    Solving a word problem using a quadratic equation with irrational roots.

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    When a ball is thrown, its height in feet h after t seconds is given by the equation

    Where v is the initial upwards velocity in feet per second.

    If v = 33 feet per second, find all values of t for which h = 16 feet.
    Do not round intermediate steps. Round the answer to 2 decimal places.

    If there is more than one answer, use "or" to state.

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