Posted by **Dan** on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 11:55pm.

Every once in a while a bird will get hit by a baseball during a baseball game. The longest home runs in baseball land about 500 feet (which is 152.4 meters) from home plate. If these balls leave the bat at a 45 degree angle to maximize their distance, what is the minimum safe height in meters for birds around baseball stadiums?

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**drwls**, Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 6:33am
The maximum elevation of a ball hit at a 45 degree angle is half of the range.

Range = Vo^2/g for 45 degree initial angle = 500 feet

Max height = (Vo*sin45)^2/g = Vo^2/(2 g)

= 250 feet

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**Raymart Jay Canoy**, Monday, May 13, 2013 at 10:29am
Range = [2*(Vo^2)]/g = 500 ft

Max. height = (Vo^2)/(2*g) = 125 ft or 38.1 m

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