Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 2:58am.

A ball is thrown with an initial velocity of 20 meters per second at an angle of 60° with the horizontal ground surface. Find the following:

a. the horizontal velocity of the ball

b. the ball’s initial vertical velocity

c. the range of the ball

d. the maximum height of the ball

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**Henry**, Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 3:36pm
Vo = 20 m/s @ 60 Deg.

a. Xo = 20*cos60 = 10 m/s.

b. Yo = 20*sin60 = 17.3 m/s.

c. Tr = (Vf - Vo) / g,

Tr = (0 - 17.3) / -9.8 = 1.77 s. = Rise

time.

Tf = Tr = 1.77 s.

Tr + Tf = Time in flight.

R = Xo * (Tr+Tf),

R = 10 m/s. * (1.77+1.77) s. = 35.4 m.

= Range.

d. h max = (Yf^2 - Yo^2) / 2g,

h max = (0 - (17.3)^2) / -19.6=15.31 m

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