# physics

posted by .

An archer standing a horizontal distance d=50m away from a tree
sees an apple hanging from the tree at h=12m above the ground. The
archer chooses an arrow and prepares to shoot. The arrow is initially 1.5m
above the ground. Just as the archer shoots the arrow with a speed of
75m/s, the apple breaks off and falls straight down. A person of height
2.0m is standing directly underneath the apple. The arrow pierced the
apple. Ignore air resistance.
(a) What angle did the archer aim the arrow at?
(b) How high above the person's head did the arrow hit the apple?

## Similar Questions

1. ### Physics (repost)

(I'll try to describe this the best I can, it's a little hard without showing a picture) This question deals with projectile motion: An archer is standing 150 meters above another archer 450 meters away [so visually the 150m and 450m …
2. ### Physics

(I'll try to describe this the best I can, it's a little hard without showing a picture) This question deals with projectile motion: An archer is standing 150 meters above another archer 450 meters away [so visually the 150m and 450m …
3. ### Physics

An arrow is shot at an angle of above the horizontal. The arrow hits a tree at an angle 45 degrees horizontal distance D = 220 away, at the same height above the ground as it was shot. Use g = 9.8 for the magnitude of the acceleration …
4. ### physics

an archer at the edge of a cliff fires an arrow from a height of 14.6 m above the ground at the bottom of the cliff. the arrow just clears a rock on a pillar that is 21.7 m above the gound which is 45.2 m horizontally away from the …
5. ### physics

an archer at the edge of a cliff fires an arrow from a height of 14.6 m above the ground at the bottom of the cliff. the arrow just clears a rock on a pillar that is 21.7 m above the gound which is 45.2 m horizontally away from the …
6. ### Physics help!!

An archer shoots an arrow with a velocity of 45 m/s at an angle of 50 degrees with the horizontal.An assistant standing on the level ground 150m downrange from the launch point throws an apple straight up with the minimum intial speed …
7. ### Physics

An archer stands a horizontal distance d= 55 m away from a tree sees an apple hanging from the tree at h= 12 m above the ground. The archer chooses an arrow and prepares to shoot. The arrow is initially 1.5 m above the ground. Just …
8. ### Science, Physics, math, calculus

You would like to shoot an orange out of a tree with your bow and arrow. The orange is hanging 5.00 m above the ground. You fire the arrow at 35.0 m/s oriented 30.0° above the horizontal from a height of 1.30 m while standing 47.0 …
9. ### physics

You would like to shoot an orange out of a tree with your bow and arrow. The orange is hanging 5.00 m above the ground. On your first try, you fire the arrow at 36.0 m/s at an angle of 30.0° above the horizontal from a height of 1.40 …
10. ### Physics

You would like to shoot an orange in a tree with your bow and arrow. The orange is hanging 5.00 m above the ground. On your first try, you fire the arrow at 32.0 m/s at an angle of 30.0° above the horizontal from a height of 1.10 …

More Similar Questions