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A golfer hits a golf ball at an angle of 35° above horizontal. If the initial velocity is 55 m/s, how long does the ball soar before it hits the ground?

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asked by Elaina
  1. initial speed up = 55 sin 35 = Vi
    v = Vi - 9.8 t
    v = 0 at top
    so
    0 = 55sin 35 - 9.8 t
    solve for t

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    posted by Damon
  2. 6.54

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  3. sorry 7.85

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  4. First statement is correct, bottom two answers are wrong. Remember to multiply time by 2 to give the time up and time down again.

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    posted by Adam

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