Friday
April 18, 2014

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by CONFUSED!!!! on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 8:34pm.

When baseball outfielders throw the ball, they usually allow it to take one bounce on the theory that the ball arrives sooner this way. Suppose that after the bounce the ball rebounds at the same angle theta as it had when released, but loses half its speed.

Assuming the ball is alyways thrown with the same initial speed, at what angle should the ball be thrown in order to go the same distance D with one bounce (lower path) as one thrown upward at angle 47.8 with no bounce (upper path?)



the only hint my teacher gave me was: solve this problem symbolically before you plug in numbers.

i dont even know where to start.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

physics - When baseball players throw the ball in from the outfield, they ...
physics - A superball is dropped from rest from a height of 2.0m. It bounces ...
physics - A superball is dropped from rest from a height of 2.0m. It bounces ...
physics - If you throw a ball against a wall, which of the three impulses is the...
Maths - A bouncy ball bounces 16m on its first bounce and then 8m on the second ...
physics - A ball is tossed so that it bounces off the ground, rises to a height ...
physics - A ball is tossed so that it bounces off the ground, rises to height ...
physics - A ball is launched from the ground at a 45 degree angle above the ...
Algebra 2 - A ball is dropped from 400 ft what is the height of the ball on the ...
maths lit - a ball is dropped from a height of 2r1/3 meters. It bounces to 3/4 ...

Search
Members