# Pre-Ap Physics

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**Maria**
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To win the game, a place kicker must kick a

football from a point 17 m (18.5912 yd) from

the goal, and the ball must clear the crossbar,

which is 3.05 m high. When kicked, the ball

leaves the ground with a speed of 15 m/s at

an angle of 58.9◦ from the horizontal.

The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s

2.

**By how much vertical distance does the ball

clear the crossbar?

**Answer in units of m