Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano catches a ball 5.2 s after throwing it vertically upward. How high did the ball go, relative to his hand?
physics - bobpursley, Monday, September 17, 2012 at 12:54pm
It took half that time to go up, then half that time to fall. Consider the falling time.
Hf=hi-1/2 g t^2
0=hi-4.9t^2 solve for hi.