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Posted by matt on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 4:17pm.

The fastest recorded pitch in Major League Baseball was thrown by Nolan Ryan in 1974. If this pitch were thrown horizontally, the ball would fall 0.809 m (2.65 ft) by the time it reached home plate, 18.3 m (60 ft) away.
The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . How fast was Ryan’s pitch? Answer in units of m/s

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