physics
posted by candace .
A ballplayer standing at homeplate hits a baseball that is caught by another player at the same height above the ground from which it was hit. The ball is hit with an initial velocity of 23.0 m/s at an angle of 58.0° above the horizontal.
(a) How high will the ball rise?
(b) How much time will elapse from the time the ball leaves the bat until it reaches the fielder?
(c) At what distance from home plate will the fielder be when he catches the ball?

a) It will rise until the vertical velocity component equals zero. If we call that time T,
gT = Vo sin 58
Maximum height
= T * average vertical velocity
= (1/2)*[V sin 58]^2 /g
b) 2*T
c) 2T*Vx = 2*T*Vo cos 58
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Physics
Baseball player A bunts the ball by hitting it in such a way that it acquires an initial velocity of 1 m/s parallel to the ground. Upon contact with the bat, the ball is 1.5 m above the ground. Payer B wishes to duplicate this bunt, … 
PHysics
A ballplayer standing at home plate hits a baseball that is caught by another player at the same height above the ground from which it is hit. The ball is hit with an initial velocity of 20.6 m/s at an angle of 58.9 degrees above the … 
Physics!
Baseball player A bunts the ball by hitting it in such a way that it acquires an initial velocity of 1.9 m/s parallel to the ground. Upon contact with the bat, the ball is 1.5 m above the ground. Payer B wishes to duplicate this bunt, … 
Physics
A ball player hits a home run, and the baseball just clears a wall 17.0 m high located 124.0 m from home plate. The ball is hit an an angle of 35° to the horizontal, and air resistance is negligible. Assume the ball is hit at a height … 
Physics
A ball player hits a home run, and the baseball just clears a wall 17.0 m high located 127.0 m from home plate. The ball is hit an an angle of 35° to the horizontal, and air resistance is negligible. Assume the ball is hit at a height … 
Physics
A ball player hits a home run, and the baseball just clears a wall 20.6 m high located 132.0 m from home plate. The ball is hit an an angle of 35° to the horizontal, and air resistance is negligible. Assume the ball is hit at a height … 
physics
A ballplayer standing at homeplate hits a baseball that is caught by another player at the same height above the ground from which it was hit. The ball is hit with an initial velocity of 23.0 m/s at an angle of 54.0° above the horizontal. … 
Physics
A ball player hits a home run, and the baseball just clears a wall 20.3 m high located 119.0 m from home plate. The ball is hit an an angle of 35° to the horizontal, and air resistance is negligible. Assume the ball is hit at a height … 
math
A baseball player hits a high popup with an initial upward velocity of 30 m/s, 1.4 m above the ground. The height, h, in metres, of the ball t seconds after being hit is modelled by the function h(t) = 4t^2+30t+1.4. How long does … 
Physics
Baseball player A bunts the ball by hitting it in such a way that it acquires an initial velocity of 2.0 m/s parallel to the ground. Upon contact with the bat the ball is 1.0 m above the ground. Player B wishes to duplicate this bunt, …