# "initial speed" basketball player

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A 2.12 m tall basketball player wants to sink the ball into a basket located 14 m from the player, as in Figure P3.58. If he shoots the ball at a 46° angle, at what initial speed must he throw the basketball so that it goes through the hoop without striking the backboard?

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A player passes a basketball to another player who catches it at the same level from which it was thrown. The initial speed of the ball is 7.1 m/s, and it travels a distance of 4.6 m. What was (a) the initial direction of the ball and (b) its time of flight?

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An h1 = 2.10 m tall basketball player wants to make a basket from a distance d = 19.2 m, as seen in the figure. If he shoots the ball at α = 54.4° angle, at what initial speed must he throw the basketball so that it goes through the hoop without striking the backboard? ...

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A 78 g basketball is launched at an angle of 45.4◦ and a distance of 10.1 m from the basketball goal. The ball is released at the same height (ten feet) as the basketball goal’s height. A basketball player tries to make a long jump-shot as described above. The ...

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A 1.85 m tall basketball player attempts a goal 9.3 m from a basket (3.05 m high). If he shoots the ball at a 45° angle, at what initial speed must he throw the basketball so that it goes through the hoop without striking the backboard?

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Assume: A 78 g basketball is launched at an angle of 56.8◦ and a distance of 10.4 m from the basketball goal. The ball is released at the same height (ten feet) as the basketball goal’s height. A basketball player tries to make a long jump-shot as described above. The ...

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Assume: A 78 g basketball is launched at an angle of 46.7 ◦ and a distance of 18.6 m from the basketball goal. The ball is released at the same height (ten feet) as the basketball goal’s height. A basketball player tries to make a long jump-shot as described above. The...

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Assume: A 78 g basketball is launched at an angle of 54.5 ◦ and a distance of 10.4 m from the basketball goal. The ball is released at the same height (ten feet) as the basketball goal’s height. A basketball player tries to make a long jump-shot as described above. The...

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A 1.8 tall basketball player attempts a goal 11 from the basket that is 3.05 high.If he shoots the ball at a 54 ◦ angle, at what initial speed must he throw the basketball so that it goes through the hoop without striking the backboard? The acceleration of gravity is 9....

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a 2.00 m tall basketball player is standing on the floor 10 m from the basket. if she shoots the ball at a 40 degree angle with the horizontal at what initial speed mjust he throw the basketball so that it goes through the hoop without striking the backboard? the height of the...

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Here's a basketball problem: A 83.0 kg basketball player is running in the positive direction at 7.5 m/s. She is met head-on by a 101.6 kg player traveling at 5.3 m/s toward her. If the 101.6 kg player is knocked backwards at 3.4 m/s, what is the resulting velocity of the 83.0...

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A basketball player is standing on the floor 10.0 m from the basket as in Figure P4.50. The height of the basket is 3.05 m, and he shoots the ball at a 40.0o angle with the horizontal from a height of 2.00 m. (a) What is the acceleration of the basketball at the highest point ...

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1. The basketball player threw the ball into the basket. 2. The basketball player threw the ball in the basket. 3. The basketball player threw the ball on the board so that it can go into the basket. 4. The basketball player threw the ball onto the basketball board and it came...

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A basketball player is standing on the floor 10.0 m from the basket as in the figure below. The height of the basket is H = 3.05 m, and he shoots the ball at an angle, θ = 37.6°, with the horizontal from a height of h = 2.20 m. (a) What is the acceleration of the ...

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A basketball is shot from an initial height of 2.4 m with an initial speed (v0 = 12 m/s) directed at an angle (35 degrees) above the horizontal. Additional information: Height of the basket is 3.05 m Find how far away the player is standing.

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A basketball player 1.9 m tall wants to make a basket from a distance of 7.8 m. The hoop is at a height of 3.05 m.If he shoots the ball (from a height of 1.9 m) at a 23.5 angle, at what initial speed must he shoot the basketball so that it goes through the hoop without ...

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A basketball player throws a ball from a horizontal distance of 10m. The basketball is 3m from tge ground and he releases the ball from a height of 2m from the ground. If he shoots at a 40° angle with the horizontal, at what initial speed must he throw so that a ball goes ...

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A basketball player 2.08 m tall wants to make a basket from a distance of 16 m. The hoop is at a height of 3.05 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Neglect air friction. 2.08 m 3.05 m 16 m v0 40.7◦ If he shoots the ball (from a height of 2.08 m) at a 40.7 ◦...

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A basketball player is 6 ft. 4 in. tall and a volleyball player who is 1.75 m. 17. How tall is the basketball player in meters? How tall is the volleyball player in feet? (round to one decimal place)

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A basketball player throws the ball at a 60° angle above the horizontal to a hoop whose centre is located a horizontal distance L = 8.60 m from the point of release and at a height h = 0.80 m above it. What initial speed is required if the basketball is to reach the centre of...

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A basketball player shoots the ball from a height of 2.22 m above the floor at a horizontal distance of 1 m from the basket which is 3.05 m above the floor. If she shoots the ball at an angle of 42° above the horizontal, what initial speed must she throw the basketball so ...

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A player passes a 0.600- basketball downcourt for a fast break. The ball leaves the player's hands with a speed of 8.40 and slows down to 7.20 at its highest point.

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A player passes a 0.600- basketball downcourt for a fast break. The ball leaves the player's hands with a speed of 8.40 and slows down to 7.20 at its highest point.

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A player shoots a basketball from a height of 6 feet. The equation, h = -16t 2 + 25t + 6, gives the height, h , of the basketball after t seconds. Describe the height, rounded to the nearest tenth of a foot, of the basketball after 1.5 seconds, assuming no other player touches...

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In getting ready to slam-dunk the ball, a basketball player starts from rest and sprints to a speed of 6.2 m/s in 1.9 s. Assuming that the player accelerates uniformly, determine the distance he runs.

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In getting ready to slam-dunk the ball, a basketball player starts from rest and sprints to a speed of 6.2 m/s in 1.9 s. Assuming that the player accelerates uniformly, determine the distance he runs.I

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In getting ready to slam-dunk the ball, a basketball player starts from rest and sprints to a speed of 8.49 m/s in 1.89 s. Assuming that the player accelerates uniformly, determine the distance he runs.

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In getting ready to slam-dunk the ball, a basketball player starts from rest and sprints to a speed of 11.1 m/s in 2.30 s. Assuming that the player accelerates uniformly, determine the distance he runs.

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In getting ready to slam-dunk the ball, a basketball player starts from rest and sprints to a speed of 9.9 m/s in 2.0 s. Assuming that the player accelerates uniformly, determine the distance he runs.

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In getting ready to slam-dunk the ball, a basketball player starts from rest and sprints to a speed of 5.17 m/s in 1.29 s. Assuming that the player accelerates uniformly, determine the distance he runs.

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In getting ready to slam-dunk the ball, a basketball player starts from rest and sprints to a speed of 11.0 m/s in 2.58 s. Assuming that the player accelerates uniformly, determine the distance he runs.

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In getting ready to slam-dunk the ball, a basketball player starts from rest and sprints to a speed of 6.20 m/s in 3.56 s. Assuming that the player accelerates uniformly, determine the distance he runs.

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A baseball player slides into third base with an initial speed of 3.8m/s. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the player and the ground is 0.40, how far does the player slide before coming to rest?

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A baseball player with a mass of 79 kg slides into homeplate. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the player and the ground is μk = 0.632. If the player comes to rest after 1.04 s, what is his initial speed?

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A baseball player slides into third base with an initial speed of 7.75 m/s. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the player and the ground is 0.45, how far does the player slide before coming to rest?

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I do not know how to figure out his next shot. A basketball player has made 34 of her last 42 freethrow attempts. What probability would you assign to the player’s next free throw being successful? Explain your reasoning. 34/42 = 17/21 I would assume that that the basketball...

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I do not know how to figure out his next shot. A basketball player has made 34 of her last 42 freethrow attempts. What probability would you assign to the player’s next free throw being successful? Explain your reasoning. 34/42 = 17/21 I would assume that that the basketball...

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The formula y=1+1.4ln(x+1) models the average number of free-throws a basketball player can make consecutively during practice as a function of time, where x is the number of consecutive days the basketball player has practiced for two hours. After how many days of practice ...

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A 95.9-kg baseball player slides into second base. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the player and the ground is ìk = 0.554. (a) What is the magnitude of the frictional force? (b) If the player comes to rest after 1.63 s, what is his initial speed?

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A basketball player who is 2.0m tall is standing on the floor 10.0m from the basket,If he shoots the ball at a 40.0¤ angle witi the horizontal,at what initial speed must he throw so that it goes through the hoop without striking the backboard?The basket height is 3.05 m.

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A baseball player slides into third base with an initial speed of 8.45 m/s. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the player and the ground is 0.40, how far does the player slide before coming to rest? How do I begin to solve this problem?

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A 103-kg baseball player slides into second base. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the player and the ground is ìk = 0.729. (a) What is the magnitude of the frictional force? (b) If the player comes to rest after 1.27 s, what is his initial speed?

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A 96.3-kg baseball player slides into second base. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the player and the ground is μk = 0.619. (a) What is the magnitude of the frictional force? (b) If the player comes to rest after 1.00 s, what is his initial speed?

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A 103-kg baseball player slides into second base. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the player and the ground is μk = 0.555. (a) What is the magnitude of the frictional force? (b) If the player comes to rest after 1.05 s, what is his initial speed?

### math

a basketball hoop is 120 inches above the court. a player is 62 inches tall. find the approximate distance between th top of the player's head and the basketball hoop.

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A basketball player entertains the crowd by spinning a basketball on his nose. The basketball has a mass of 0.622 kg and a radius of 0.116 m. If the basketball is spinning at a rate of 7.00 revolutions per second, determine the following. Treat the ball as a thin, spherical ...

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A basketball player makes a jump shot. The 0.700 kg ball is released at a height of 2.10 m above the floor with a speed of 7.30 m/s. The ball goes through the net 3.10 m above the floor at a speed of 3.10 m/s. What is the work done on the ball by air resistance, a ...

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A basketball player who is 2.00 m tall is standing on the floor 8 m from the basket. If he shoots the ball at a 390 angle with the horizontal, what initial speed must he shoot the ball so that it goes through the hoop without striking the blackboard. The basket height is 3.05 m.

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A basketball player who is 2.00 m tall is standing on the floor 8 m from the basket. If he shoots the ball at a 390 angle with the horizontal, what initial speed must he shoot the ball so that it goes through the hoop without striking the blackboard. The basket height is 3.05 m.

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A basketball player runs up and down a basketball court 3 complete times in 60 seconds the basketball court is 30 meter long what is the total distance traveled by the players

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A basketball player runs up and down a basketball court 3 complete times in 60 seconds the basketball court is 30 meter long what is the total distance traveled by the players

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An athlete throws a basketball through a hoop. The ball leaves his hands at a height of 2.5 m with a speed of 9.0 m/s. Calculate the speed of the ball when it “swishes” through the hoop. The hoop is at a height of 3.0 m and it is 5.0 m along the court from the basketball ...

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A player kicks a football at an angle of 45 degree with initial speed of 20 metre per second a second player on the goal line 60 metre away in the direction of a kick start training to receive the ball at that instant find the constant speed of the second player with which he ...

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A player kicks a football at an angle of 45 degree with initial speed of 20 metre per second a second player on the goal line 60 metre away in the direction of a kick start training to receive the ball at that instant find the constant speed of the second player with which he ...

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A basketball leaves a player's hands at a height of 2.20 m above the floor. The basket is 2.80 m above the floor. The player likes to shoot the ball at a 36 degree angle. If the shot is made from a horizontal distance of 9.00 m and must be accurate to -.22 +.22 m (horizontally...

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IP A tennis player moves back and forth along the baseline while waiting for her opponent to serve, producing the position-versus-time graph shown in the figure(Figure 1) .Without performing a calculation, indicate on which of the segments of the graph, A, B, or C, the player ...

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A basketball player throws the ball at a 36° angle above the horizontal to a hoop which is located a horizontal distance L = 8.2 m from the point of release and at a height h = 0.2 m above it. What is the required speed if the basketball is to reach the hoop?

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A basketball player tries to make a half-court jump shot, releasing the ball at the height of the basket. Assuming that the ball is launched at 48.0°, 13.0 m from the basket, what speed must the player give the ball?

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A basketball player throws the ball at a 53degree angle above the horizontal to a hoop which is located a horizontal distance L = 2.4 m from the point of release and at a height h = 0.9 m above it.What is the required speed if the basketball is to reach the hoop?

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A basketball player throws the ball at a 38° angle above the horizontal to a hoop which is located a horizontal distance L = 5.6 m from the point of release and at a height h = 0.4 m above it. What is the required speed if the basketball is to reach the hoop?

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a basketball player is trying to make a half-court ump shot and releases the ball at the height of the basket. assuming that the ball is launched at 51 degrees, 14 m from the basket, what speed must the player give the ball?

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A basketball player shot a ball. It left his hand at a height of 2.05 m above the court at an angle of 40 degrees relative to horizontal, what initial speed did the ball have if it hit "nothing but net" at the basket 4.50 m away? Assume the rim is 3.05 m above the court.

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At the beginning of a basketball game, a referee tosses the ball straight up with a speed of 5.4 m/s. A player cannot touch the ball until after it reaches its maximum height and begins to fall down. What is the minimum time that a player must wait before touching the ball?

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At the beginning of a basketball game, a referee tosses the ball straight up with a speed of 4.6 m/s. A player cannot touch the ball until after it reaches its maximum height and beings to fall down. What is the minimum time that a player must wait before touching the ball?

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At the beginning of a basketball game, a referee tosses the ball straight up with a speed of 4.6 m/s. A player cannot touch the ball until after it reaches its maximum height and beings to fall down. What is the minimum time that a player must wait before touching the ball?

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At the beginning of a basketball game, a referee tosses the ball straight up with a speed of 4.6 m/s. A player cannot touch the ball until after it reaches its maximum height and beings to fall down. What is the minimum time that a player must wait before touching the ball?

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At the beginning of a basketball game, a referee tosses the ball straight up with a speed of 4.6 m/s. A player cannot touch the ball until after it reaches its maximum height and beings to fall down. What is the minimum time that a player must wait before touching the ball?

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A basketball player throws the ball at a 47degree angle above the horizontal to a hoop which is located a horizontal distance L = 8.4 m from the point of release and at a height h = 2.7 m above it. What is the required speed if the basketball is to reach the hoop? I'm trying ...

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A basketball player throws the ball at a 38° angle above the horizontal to a hoop which is located a horizontal distance L = 5.6 m from the point of release and at a height h = 0.4 m above it. What is the required speed if the basketball is to reach the hoop? Not sure how to ...

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A basketball player is trying to make a half-court jump shot and releases the ball at the height of the basket. Assuming that the ball is launched at 51 degrees, 14.0 m from the basket what speed must the player give the ball? So far I found the Vy to be 8.55 m/s...but I don't...

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A player passes a 0.600- basketball downcourt for a fast break. The ball leaves the player's hands with a speed of 8.10 and slows down to 7.20 at its highest point.Ignoring air resistance, how high above the release point is the ball when it is at its maximum height?

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A soccer player kicks a rock horizontally off a cliff 42.9 m high into a pool of water. If the player hears the sound of the splash 3.16 s later, what was the initial speed given to the rock? Assume the speed of sound in air to be 343 m/s.

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A soccer player kicks a rock horizontally off the a 40 m high cliff into the pool of water. if the player hears the sound of the splash 3 sec., what is the initial speed given to the rock? Assume the speed of the sound in air to be 343 m/s.

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A soccer player kicks a rock horizontally off a 41.7 m high cliff into a pool of water. If the player hears the sound of the splash 3.08 s later, what was the initial speed given to the rock? Assume the speed of sound in air to be 343 m/s.

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A soccer player kicks a rock horizontally off a 40.0 m high cliff into a pool of water. If the player hears the sound of the splash 3.04 s later, what was the initial speed given to the rock? Assume the speed of sound in air to be 343 m/s.

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a soccer player kicks a rock horizontally off a 40.0-m-high cliff into a pool of water. if the player hears the sound of the splash 3.00 s later, what was the initial speed given to the rock? assume the speed of sound in air to be 343m/s.

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a basketball player can leap upward 0.5m. what is his initial velocity at the start of the leap?

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A basketball player can leap upward 0.69 m. What is his initial velocity at the start of the leap?

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In attempting to pass the puck to a teammate, a hockey player gives it an initial speed of 2.0m/s, but because of the kinetic friction between the puck and the ice, the puck travels only half the distance between the players before coming to rest. Assuming that the ice's ...

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A 2.00 METER TALL BASKETBALL PLAYER ATTEMPTS A GOAL 10.00 METERS FROM THE BASKET(3.05 METERS HIGH). IF HE SHOOTS THE BALL AT A 45.0 DEGREE ANGLE, AT WHAT INITIAL SPEED MUST HE THROW THE BALL SO THAT IS GOES THROUGH THE HOOP WITHOUT STRIKING THE BACKBOARD? Initial hi=2.0 final ...

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At the beginning of a basketball game, a referee tosses the ball straight up with a speed of 5.4 m/s. A player cannot touch the ball until after it reaches its maximum height and begins to fall down. What is the minimum time that a player must wait before touching the ball? I ...

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I need a plan to solve this problem and I'm stuck. Please help. A basketball laeaves a player's hands at a height of 2.10m above the floor. The basket is 2.60m above the floor. The player shoots the ball at a 38.5 degree angle. If the shot is made from a horizontal distance of...

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An Olympic basketball player shoots towards a basket that is 5.66 m horizontally from her and 3.05 m above the floor. The ball leaves her hand 1.74 m above the floor at an angle of 42.0o above the horizontal. What initial speed should she give the ball so that it reaches the ...

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An Olympic basketball player shoots towards a basket that is 5.64 m horizontally from her and 3.05 m above the floor. The ball leaves her hand 1.71 m above the floor at an angle of 41.0o above the horizontal. What initial speed should she give the ball so that it reaches the ...

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1) At what speed must a 75 kg basketball player leave the ground if he is to jump a vertical distance of 1.2 m? (ans: 4.8 m/s)

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If a basketball player has a shooting percentage of 60% , find the probability that the player will make at least 4 of her next 6 shots?

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If a basketball player has a shooting percentage of 60% , find the probability that the player will make at least 2 of her next 9 shots?

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An Olympic basketball player shoots towards a basket that is 5.66 m horizontally from her and 3.05 m above the floor. The ball leaves her hand 1.74 m above the floor at an angle of 42.0o above the horizontal. What initial speed should she give the ball so that it reaches the ...

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A 0.280-kg volleyball approaches a player horizontally with a speed of 15.0 m/s. The player strikes the ball with her fist and causes the ball to move in the opposite direction with a speed of 22.0 m/s. a)what impulse is delivered to the ball by the player? b)If the player's ...

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A 0.255-kg volleyball approaches a player horizontally with a speed of 14.2 m/s. The player strikes the ball with her fist and causes the ball to move in the opposite direction with a speed of 22.0 m/s. (a) What impulse is delivered to the ball by the player? (b) If the player...

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A 0.224-kg volleyball approaches a player horizontally with a speed of 18.0 m/s. The player strikes the ball with her fist and causes the ball to move in the opposite direction with a speed of 22.0 m/s. (a) What impulse is delivered to the ball by the player? kg·m/s (b) If ...

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A player passes a 0.600-kg basketball down court for a fast break. The ball leaves the player's hands with a speed of 8.20m/s and slows down to 7.30m/s at its highest point.Ignoring air resistance, how high above the release point is the ball when it is at its maximum height?

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Question Part Points Submissions Used A soccer player kicks a rock horizontally off a 41.7 m high cliff into a pool of water. If the player hears the sound of the splash 3.11 s later, what was the initial speed given to the rock? Assume the speed of sound in air to be 343 m/s.

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Two NBA players are revered for their ability to dunk a basketball, i.e., both players can jump very high. The first player is a tall, heavy center, and the second player is an average height, slim guard. The first player is 1.5 times the mass of the second player, and the ...

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A basketball player, standing near the basket to grab a rebound, jumps 65.6 cm vertically. How much time does the player spend in the top 10.7 cm of his jump

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A basketball is thrown 12 meters across a basketball court at a speed of 7 m/s. How long was the basketball traveling?

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A basketball player is trying to make a half-court jump shot and releases the ball at the height of the basket. Assuming that the ball is launched at 51 degrees, 14.0 m from the basket, what speed must the player give the ball? PLEASE HELP! I have been working on this problem ...

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The free throw line in basketball is 4.57 m (15 ft) from the basket, which is 3.05 m (10 ft) above the floor. A player standing on the free throw line throws the ball with an initial speed of 8.00 m/s, releasing it at a height of 2.48 m above the floor. At what angle above the...

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An athlete throws a basketball upward from the ground, giving it speed 10.8 m/s at an angle of 64.0° above the horizontal. (a) What is the acceleration of the basketball at the highest point in its trajectory? (b) On its way down, the basketball hits the rim of the basket, 3....