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A baseball is hit by Aaron Judge, a New York Yankees baseball team member, at an amazing velocity of 110 miles/hour at an angle of 35 degrees from the horizontal from home plate in Yankee Stadium in New York City. The baseball was initially launched from an elevation of 4 feet above ground. The distance from home plate to the outfield wall is 408 feet at center field. The height of the outfield wall is approximately 8 feet (It varies slightly across the outfield). You should first draw a two-dimensional picture of the baseball’s trajectory (x, y coordinate system) to assist in developing answers to the questions below. Note: Convert all variables to the metric (mks) system before performing your calculations.
b)What is the maximum height reached by the ball?
c)What is the total time of flight?

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  1. a. yours, including conversions.
    b. max height is when vy is zero
    vy=vyi-g*t
    vyi=initial velociyt* sin4
    vy=zero, solve for time t.
    then
    hmax=vyi*t-4.9t^2
    c. time of flight
    hf=hi+viy*t-4.9t^2
    hf=8ft converted to m
    hi=half that in m.

    folve for time t.

  2. oops, angle is 35, so sin35.

  3. Thank you for the equation listed above! I am trying to solve it but I believe I am not doing a great job on it. Would you go step by step with me please? I'd appreciate it!

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  4. post it step by step, I will check it.

  5. The equation I start off with is vy=vyi-g*t?

    So it would be 0=4*sin35?

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