Physics

A monkey throws a banana horizontally from the top of a tree. The banana hits the ground 3.03 seconds later and lands d = 30.9 meters from the base of the tree.

1. What was the resultant velocity of the banana as it hit the ground?
magnitude = ? m/sec.
2. What is the angle ?° from the horizontal?

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. horizontal speed is constant: 30.9/3.03 m/s

    The vertical speed is v = at = -4.9t

    The angle x is such that tan(x) = Vy/Vx

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. Oops -- v = -9.8t

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    A boy standing on top of a hill throws a stone horizontally. The stone hits the ground at the foot of the hill 2.5 s later. How high is the hill ?

  2. math

    a bag of fruit contains 3 apples, 2 oranges, 1 banana, and 4 pears. Gerald will randomly select 2 fruit at a time from the bag and not put them back. what is the probability that the first piece of fruit jared selects will be a

  3. Algebra

    In a recent survey of middle school students about pizza toppings, it was found that 25 students like pepperoni pizza, 31 like banana peppers pizza, and 5 liked both pepperoni and banana peppers on their pizza. If 65 students were

  4. Physics

    A boy 12.0 m above the ground in a tree throws a ball for his dog, who is standing right below the tree and starts running the instant the ball is thrown. If the boy throws the ball horizontally at 8.50 m/s, (a) how fast must the

  1. Math

    2 apples weigh the same as a banana and a cherry.A banana weighs the same as nine cherries.How many cherries weigh the same as one apple

  2. physics

    A monkey is sitting on a wood plate attached to a rope whose other end is passed over a tree branch, as shown in the figure. The monkey holds the rope and tries to pull it down. The combined mass of the monkey and the wood plate

  3. physics

    Emily holds a banana of mass m over the edge of a bridge of height h. She drops the banana and it falls to the river below. Use conservation of energy to find the speed of the banana just before hitting the water.Express your

  4. physics

    a stone is thrown in such a manner that it would just hit a bird at the top of a tree and afterwards reach a maximum height double that of the tree . if at the moment of throwing the stone the bird flies away horizontally with

  1. phy111

    A monkey in a perch 20 m high in a tree drops a coconut above the head of a zoo keeper as he runs with a speed 1.5 m/s beneath the tree actually intending to hit the toes of the zoo keeper, how early in seconds should the coconut

  2. Grade 4 Math

    Mele is feeding some of the many exotic fish that live in the coral reefs off the island of Tonga. This is the largest of a chain of islands in the south Pacific. Mele has brought a cooked banana from home to give to the fish. As

  3. physics

    Derive a general equation for the time of flight of the banana en route to the monkey in terms of only the velocity, distance, and height hint: if you are doing everything right, there should be a lot of cancellations resulting in

  4. physics

    A hunter at a distance dx from a coconut tree points the nuzzle of his gun directly at a monkey sitting on the tree at a height dy. The monkey sees the hunters and drops vertically from the tree at the very instant of firing. Will

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.