# Physics

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.

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2. oops, angle is 35, so sin35.

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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.

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

So it would be 0=4*sin35?

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posted by Brittany

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