#### A very strong, but inept, shot putter puts the shot straight up vertically with an initial velocity of 11.0 m/s. How long does he have to get out of the way if the shot was released at a height of 2.20 m, and he is 1.80 m tall?

**SOLUTION:**

The known values are

The applicable formula is .

Using the quadratic formula solve for t, we have

Therefore,

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