Posted by **Haley** on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 9:20pm.

A 1.8 tall basketball player attempts a goal

11 from the basket that is 3.05 high.If he shoots the ball at a 54

◦

angle, at what

initial speed must he throw the basketball so

that it goes through the hoop without striking

the backboard? The acceleration of gravity is

9.81 m/s

2

.

Answer in units of m/s

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