Parametric Equations 1
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Given:These two equations determine the position of a falling object.

x(t) = 4t
y(t) = -16t2 + 256

  
Find:Determine the position of the projectile over time by filling in the table below.
 
t
time
(seconds)
x(t)
horizontal position
(feet)
y(t)
vertical position
(feet)
0
0.5
1.0
1.5
2.0
2.5
3.0
3.5
4.0