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When she sees the picture, Joan is reminded of what she learned in her math class about the shape of graphs of quadratic functions. She tells Hazel that the path of her jump reminds her of an upside down parabola. "Oh yeah!" responds Hazel, "I remember that from high school physics. We learned how to calculate how long it takes something to fall due to gravity." Joan wonders if she could calculate how long she was in the air when she made the jump off the cliff, so when they are done playing in the river, they go back to Hazels' house to see if she still has her old physics notes. In her notes, Hazel finds the following equation: [latex-display]h(t)=-10\frac{m}{s^2}t^2+v_{o}t+h_{o}[/latex-display] She had labeled the equation with arrows in the following way: $-10\frac{m}{s^2}$ is gravity, $v_{o}$ is the initial speed of the object, $h_{o}$ is the initial height of the object. Hazel and Joan think they can figure out how long they were in the air as they jumped from the cliff into the river. Stay tuned for the end of the module when we see how they do it.