Posted by **felicia** on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at 9:56pm.

If a baseball is thrown 30 m/s backwards from a truck moving 50 m/s, how fast will the ball strike the glove of a ground-based catcher?

- science -
**drwls**, Monday, August 8, 2011 at 1:48am
Is the 30 m/s throw with respect to the truck? I will assume so. The ball will move in the direction of the truck's motion, at 20 m/s. Which direction is the catcher facing? He would have to be ahead of the truck when it is thrown

Are you sure you copied the truck's speed correctly? 50 m/s is about 112 mph.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- science - 1. If a baseball is thrown 30 m/s backwards from a truck moving ...
- Physics - if a baseball is thrown 30 m/s backwards from a truck moving 50 m/s, ...
- sciences - If a baseball is thrown 30 m/s backwards from a truck moving 50 m/s, ...
- physic - a baseball is thrown 30 m/s backwards from a truck moving forward 50 m/...
- Physics - A 0.15 kg baseball is pitched with a speed of 35 m/s (77 mph). When ...
- Science - a baseball catcher is catching a fastball that is thrown at 43 m/s by ...
- physics - A baseball of mass 250g, pitched with a speed of 40m/s, is caught by a...
- physics - When catching a baseball, a catcher's glove moves by 11 cm along the ...
- physics - When catching a baseball, a catcher's glove moves by 12 cm along the ...
- Physics - A baseball catcher puts on an exhibition by catching a 0.15-kg ball ...

More Related Questions