A ball was thrown upward into the air. The height, in feet, of the ball above the ground t seconds after being thrown can be determined by the expression -16t² + 40t + 3. What is the meaning of the 3 in the expression? Select the correct answer.
A.) The ball takes 3 seconds to reach its maximum height.
B.) The ball takes 3 seconds to reach the ground.
C.) The ball was thrown from a height of 3 feet.
D.) The ball reaches a maximum height of 3 feet.
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