math

posted by .

a basketball hoop is 120 inches above the court. a player is 62 inches tall. find the approximate distance between th top of the player's head and the basketball hoop.

  • math -

    120 - 62 = ?

  • math -

    68

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. science

    An athlete throws a basketball through a hoop. The ball leaves his hands at a height of 2.5 m with a speed of 9.0 m/s. Calculate the speed of the ball when it “swishes” through the hoop. The hoop is at a height of 3.0 m and it …
  2. Physics

    A basketball player 2.08 m tall wants to make a basket from a distance of 16 m. The hoop is at a height of 3.05 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Neglect air friction. 2.08 m 3.05 m 16 m v0 40.7◦ If he shoots the ball …
  3. physics

    A basketball player 1.9 m tall wants to make a basket from a distance of 7.8 m. The hoop is at a height of 3.05 m.If he shoots the ball (from a height of 1.9 m) at a 23.5 angle, at what initial speed must he shoot the basketball so …
  4. Physics please help!!

    A basketball player throws the ball at a 38° angle above the horizontal to a hoop which is located a horizontal distance L = 5.6 m from the point of release and at a height h = 0.4 m above it. What is the required speed if the basketball …
  5. Physics

    A basketball player throws the ball at a 36° angle above the horizontal to a hoop which is located a horizontal distance L = 8.2 m from the point of release and at a height h = 0.2 m above it. What is the required speed if the basketball …
  6. Physics please help desprate

    A basketball player throws the ball at a 38° angle above the horizontal to a hoop which is located a horizontal distance L = 5.6 m from the point of release and at a height h = 0.4 m above it. What is the required speed if the basketball …
  7. physics

    A basketball player throws the ball at a 60° angle above the horizontal to a hoop whose centre is located a horizontal distance L = 8.60 m from the point of release and at a height h = 0.80 m above it. What initial speed is required …
  8. physics

    A basketball player throws the ball at a 53degree angle above the horizontal to a hoop which is located a horizontal distance L = 2.4 m from the point of release and at a height h = 0.9 m above it.What is the required speed if the …
  9. Physics

    A basketball player throws the ball at a 47degree angle above the horizontal to a hoop which is located a horizontal distance L = 8.4 m from the point of release and at a height h = 2.7 m above it. What is the required speed if the …
  10. phy 231

    An h1 = 2.10 m tall basketball player wants to make a basket from a distance d = 19.2 m, as seen in the figure. If he shoots the ball at α = 54.4° angle, at what initial speed must he throw the basketball so that it goes through …

More Similar Questions