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Posted by **Sydney** on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 2:52am.

I understand that and I think I see where it comes from. My question is, if someone were to collect data on the projectile range for different angles at a constant initial velocity, and then make a graph with range on the y-axis, what values should I use for the x-axis to create a linear graph?

I know it's not theta, because that wouldn't give me a straight line, since R is the same for different thetas. (Ex range is the same for a 30 degree angle and a 60 degree angle)

??

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**drwls**, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:34amFor a linear graph, plot sin(2theta) as the x axis variable.

theta = 30 and 60 degrees will have the same x value when plotted.

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**Sydney**, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 6:15pmThanks!

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