A ball is thrown straight up into the air. The height, in feet, h(t), of the ball collected over t seconds is shown in the table. Which statement is true?

The initial height of the ball is 96 feet.

The ball will hit the ground between 2 and 3 seconds after it was thrown.

The maximum height of the ball must be 96 feet.

The maximum height of the ball was 2.5 seconds after it was thrown.

**ANSWER:** The maximum height of the ball was 2.5 seconds after it was thrown.