Optimization

Kicking a field goal An American football player wants to kick a field goal with the ball being on a right hash mark. Assume that the goal posts are b feet apart and that the hash mark line is a distance a > 0 feet from the right goal post. (See the accompanying figure.) Find the distance h from the goal post line that gives the kicker his largest angle Assume that the football field is flat.

1/25/2017 Homework #1 • It must be completed on-line in McGraw Hill Connect. • Accessible after 5:00 p.m., January 26. • Closes at noon, February 7. • No deadline extension is allowed. • No discussion on the homework questions is allowed. • Chapters 1 through 3 covered. • Ten multiple-choice questions,10 points each....