April 30th, 2017, 08:25 AM  #11 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 2,575 Thanks: 1274 
what are you doing? why do you think you should get a decimal?

April 30th, 2017, 08:47 AM  #12 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: seattle Posts: 354 Thanks: 10  Hi Skeeter! The wording of the the problem says to Determine the rocketâ€™s maximum height to three decimal places. (c.) Determine how long the rocket will spend in the air to three decimal places. So unless I am doing something wrong again I am not ending up with Decimals I got 20 seconds for the time in the air, and then 2460 feet for the Maximum height 
April 30th, 2017, 09:00 AM  #13 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 2,575 Thanks: 1274 
2460.000 how's that? 
April 30th, 2017, 09:12 AM  #14 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: seattle Posts: 354 Thanks: 10 
LOL Nice! That's definitely Away to achieve it!! Thanks I foe sure would not have thought of that!

April 30th, 2017, 09:23 AM  #15 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 2,575 Thanks: 1274 
Just because the directions say round solutions to three decimal places does not mean it will always be necessary to do so ... now, to find the time the projectile hits the ground will require the directions for rounding.


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