Posted by **vidya** on Monday, December 24, 2012 at 4:02am.

a cricketer throw the ball to have maximum horizontal range of 120m.if he throws the ball vertically with same velocity what is the maximum height it can reach?

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**drwls**, Monday, December 24, 2012 at 7:15am
Maximum horizontal range is achieved when thrown at an angle of 45 degrees, and equals Vo^2/g. (Vo is the initial velocity). Maximum height when thrown verticslly is

Vo^2/(2g), half as much as maximum range.

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