physics

posted by .

when Chris slams a basketball he has a vertical leap of 1.46 meters. what must his initial vertical velocity be in order for him to reach this height?

  • physics -

    vf^2=Vi^2+2ad
    0=Vi^2-2*9.8*height

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics- i need to know how to do these problems

    Two projectiles are launched from the ground, and both reach the same vertical height. However, projectile B travels twice the horizontal distance as projectile A before hitting the ground. a. How large is the vertical component of …
  2. physics

    A skateboarder is approaching a set of stairs at a speed of 8 m/s. The stairs drop a vertical distance of h=3 meters and take up a horizontal distance d=5 meters. As the skater reaches the edge she can give herself a vertical component …
  3. algebra-is this right

    A basketball player has a vertical leap of about 36 in. If the equation d=48t^2 describes his hang time t as a function of his vertical leap d. what is his hang time?
  4. physics

    A basketball is shot from 2 meters up at an angle of 60° above the x axis at an initial velocity of 9 m/s.What is the maximum height the ball will reach?
  5. physics

    a basketball player can leap upward 0.5m. what is his initial velocity at the start of the leap?
  6. Physics

    A projectile, fired with unknown initial velocity, lands 20.8 s later on the side of a hill, 2900 m away horizontally and 411 m vertically above its starting point. (Ignore any effects due to air resistance.) (a) What is the vertical …
  7. physics

    A basketball player can leap upward 0.69 m. What is his initial velocity at the start of the leap?
  8. Algebra 1 / physics

    Multi-step prob During a trampoline competition, a trampolinist leaves the mat when her center of gravity is 6 feet above the ground. She has an initial vertical velocity of 32 ft/sec. a. Use the vertical motion model (h=-16t^2+vt+s) …
  9. Physics

    A basketball player is running at 5.00 m/s directly toward the basket when he jumps into the air to dunk the ball. He maintains his horizontal velocity. (a) What vertical velocity does he need to rise 0.750 meters above the floor?
  10. algebra

    An object is thrown straight up into the air at an initial vertical velocity of 32 feet per second from an initial height of 128 feet and is represented by the vertical motion model, h(t) = -16t^2 + 32t + 128. How much time does it …

More Similar Questions