Posted by **Noah** on Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 2:13am.

Assume: A 78 g basketball is launched at an angle of 46.7

◦

and a distance of 18.6 m from

the basketball goal. The ball is released at the

same height (ten feet) as the basketball goal’s

height.

A basketball player tries to make a long

jump-shot as described above.

The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s

2

.

What speed must the player give the ball?

Answer in units of m/s

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