# Physics - Projectile Motion

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### Physics - Range of projectile motion

What properties of projectile motion must you apply when deriving an equation for the range of a projectile? (is it the trignometric identity??)

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A projectile is launched at an angle of 34.0o above the horizontal. The projectile has a mass of 1.50 kg and is given an initial speed of 20.0 m/s. a) What is the initial kinetic energy of the projectile? b) By how much does the gravitational potential energy of the projectile...

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Which of the following statements about projectile motion is not correct? a)The acceleration is constant and in one direction. b)The only force is gravity. c)In projectile motion, the motion can be broken down into perpendicular components that are interdependent. d)All of ...

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True/False (#1 only) 1)The horizontal motion of a horizontally launched projectile affects its vertical motion. False 2)The path of a projectile through space is called its. Trajectory

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When a projectile is fired horizontally, which of the components of its motion is (A) motion at constatnt speed (B) uniformly accelerated motion (C) If the initial velocity of the projectile is increased, what effect will this have on the time it takes the projectile to fall ...

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In a projectile motion, the horizontal range and the maximum height attained by the projectile are equal . A) what is the launch angle? B) If everything else slays the same , how should the launch angle, ¦È0, of a projectile be changed for the range of the projectile to be ...

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A projectile of mass 0.539 kg is shot from a cannon. The end of the cannon’s barrel is at height 6.4 m, as shown in the figure. The initial velocity of the projectile is 9 m/s . How long does it take the projectile to hit the ground? Answer in units of s

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i don't understand the projectile motion...my teacher said...it's a motion of a body confined to a vertical plane, perpendicular to Earth's surface... I don't get it, can anyone explain to me clearly???? plzzzzz....THX!!!! If your teacher said that, she was wrong. I doubt if ...

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Q Exactly 2.7s after a projectile is fired into the air from the ground ,it is observed to have a velocity v = (8.8i+4.5 j) m/s where the x-axis is horizontal and the y axis is positive upward . a)Determine the horizontal range of the projectile b)Determine the maximum height ...

### physics -- projectile motion

why does a projectile of 45 degrees have the greatest range?

### Physics Projectile Motion

What angle (from earth) should one shoot a projectile so that it reaches it's maximum?

### Physics Projectile Motion

A projectile is launched at ground level with an initial speed of 51.5 m/s at an angle of 35.0° above the horizontal. It strikes a target above the ground 2.50 seconds later. What are the x and y distances from where the projectile was launched to where it lands?

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Projectile motion problem where a projectile is launched from level ground and lands on level ground. I have to use the kinematic equations to show that the time it takes for the projectile to reach its maximum height is equal to one half of the the total flight time.

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The projectile motion is fired with velocity of magnitude vo at the angle feta. Find feta for which the maximum elevation of the projectile is twice its range

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The projectile motion is fired with velocity of magnitude vo at the angle feta. Find feta for which the maximum elevation of the projectile is twice its range

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A mass makes a projectile motion on a table (like the one in the projectile motion experiment) with inclination angle of the table as α=6o. The initial velocity and the initial angle are is 100 cm/s and 30 deg. respectively. What is the maximum height hmax ? (sin(6)=0.1, ...

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Analyze the flight of a projectile moving under the influence of gravity (mg) and linear, i.e., laminar- flow drag (fD = bv, with b > 0 constant). Neglect \Phase I"; assume the projectile is launched from the origin at speed v1 and angle 1 above the horizontal. WARNING: ...

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I failure to find an observation related to motion in two dimension projectile motion. Prove That/Show that maximum range =4Height or Rmax=4H please help me thanks Ahsan Khan

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What are some good websites/youtube videos for learning grade 12 Physics - Dynamics strand: Kinematics (1D & 2D motion), Vectors, Relative Motion, Projectile motion, Frames of reference, Forces, Free Body Diagrams, Problem solving - Force of Friction, Normal Force, Pulleys, ...

### Projectile Motion Problem

A projectile is shot straight up from the earth's surface at a speed of 1.20×10^4 km/h. How high does it go?

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Suppose we attempt to account for air resistance in our projectile motion in the following (incorrect) way: we alter g so that the acceleration in the y direction is -8 m/s2, and introduce a horizontal acceleration of -3 m/s2. With these changes, find the landing point of a ...

### college physics

When a projectile lands, the angle made between the projectile and the ground corresponds to which of the following aspects of its motion? a)the direction of the acceleration vector just before impact b)direction of the velocity vector just before impact c)direction of the ...

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When a projectile lands, the angle made between the projectile and the ground corresponds to which of the following aspects of its motion? a)the direction of the acceleration vector just before impact b)direction of the velocity vector just before impact c)direction of the ...

### pre-calc

analyzing the motion of a projectile: a projectile is fired from a cliff 200 feet above the water at an inclination of 45 degrees, with a muzzle velocity of 50 feet per second. the height of the projectile above the water is given by h(x)= -0.0128x^2+x+200 where x is the ...

### Physics (projectile motion)

Projectile fired in earths gravitational field at a height of of 0.90m above ground level, with a horizontal velocity of 9m/s. How far will the ball fly before hitting the ground? How long will the ball stay in the air?

### Applying Algebraic Thinking to Data

Snoopy is in his plane, 4500 ft above ground. he fires a projectile straight up. The Vo of the projectile is 340 ft/s. (after the projectile is fired, it has no acceleration, so its height can be modeled by a "falling body" model). The Red baron is maintaining a constant ...

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i need 1 question each of this following straight ine motion, free falling body, projectile in the dimension and projectile in two dimension... i need it badly.. our prof need a good example of I

### Physics - rojectile Motion (check pls)

Imagine that you are solving a problem in projectile motion in which you are asked to find the time at which a projectile reaches a certain vertical position. when you solve the problem you find out two different positive values for time that both satisfy the condition of the ...

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This deals with Projectile Motion and I would be glad if someone were to check if my answers are correct. 1. c 2. b 3. a 4. d If air resistance were to be ignored, 1.a projectile that has a horizontal velocity is a)zero b)constant c)increasing d)decreasing 2.a projectile that ...

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Projectile motions problems are some of the most important problems you will encounter in this course. Through this discussion, we will solve a projectile motion problem step by step Assume a projectile is launched from ground height over a flat plane, at an angle of 50 ...

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how can projectile motion be applied in porkour?

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ehich of the following is an example of projectile motion?

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A projectile MUST____. List all that apply. a) experience a net downward force b) have a constant speed c) be accelerating d) be changing its velocity e) be moving downward f) have a horizontal motion in addition to a vertical motion

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A projectile MUST____. List all that apply. a) experience a net downward force b) have a constant speed c) be accelerating d) be changing its velocity e) be moving downward f) have a horizontal motion in addition to a vertical motion

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A catapult throws a projectile at a 40.0° angle with a velocity of 26.0 m/s. How high will the projectile reach, and how far away will the projectile land?

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The highest barrier that a projectile can clear is 14.5 m, when the projectile is launched at an angle of 31.0 ° above the horizontal. What is the projectile's launch speed?

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The highest barrier that a projectile can clear is 15.8 m, when the projectile is launched at an angle of 13.4° above the horizontal. What is the projectile's launch speed?

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The highest barrier that a projectile can clear is 12.7 m, when the projectile is launched at an angle of 17.5° above the horizontal. What is the projectile's launch speed?

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The highest barrier that a projectile can clear is 11.5 m, when the projectile is launched at an angle of 15.4° above the horizontal. What is the projectile's launch speed?

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The highest barrier that a projectile can clear is 13.4 m, when the projectile is launched at an angle of 11.0o above the horizontal. What is the projectile’s launch speed?

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The highest barrier that a projectile can clear is 18.8 m, when the projectile is launched at an angle of 59.0 ° above the horizontal. What is the projectile's launch speed?

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A projectile with a mass of 2.50 kg is shot horizontally from a height of 15.0 m above a flat surface. The projectile's initial speed is 22 m/s. 1.How much mechanical energy does the projectile have initially ? 2.How much work is done on the projectile by gravity as it falls ...

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A projectile is launched with an initial speed of 80.0m/s at an angle of 40 degrees above the horizontal. The projectile lands on a hillside 3.80s later. Neglect air friction. What is the projectile's velocity at the highest point of its trajectory? What is the straight-line ...

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The highest wall that a projectile can clear is 17m, when the projectile is launched at an angle of 35.0 degrees above the horizontal. What is the projectile's launch speed?

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What are some scientific questions that can be asked about projectile motion?

### Physics - Projectile Motion

This is going to be hard to explain, but I did an experiment on projectile motion and we had to lauch a marble from 0 degrees to 90 degrees in a 5 degree interval using a projectile launcher with the same velocity each time. We had to investigate the angle which gave the ...

### Projectile Motion Help

I was wondering if you could help me solve this projectile motion problem. A projectile is launched with an initial speed of 14.5 m/s at an angle of 35° above the horizontal. The object lands at the same height from which it was launched. Air resistance is negligible. ...

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A projectile was fired out of a lead ejector at an angle of 45 degrees up from horizontal. The projectile velocity was 1000.00 meters per second. How high did it go? and how far did the projectile go?

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A projectile is launched upward at 26m/s at 30 degrees from the horizontal. The whole path of the projectile takes place over level ground. How much time will the projectile be in the air?

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If a projectile is fired straight up at a speed of 13m/s. How long does it take to reach the top of its motion? If the acceleration due to gravity is 9.8m/ s motion (squared) answer in units of s

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A projectile is launched horizontally from a cliff and has initial speed 30 m/s. The projectile will hit the ground 10 s later. What is the horizontal component of the projectile's velocity 5.0 s after launch. Assume air resistance is negligible.

### Physics PROJECTILE AND CIRCULAR MOTION

1.13g plastic stopper is attached to a 0.93-m string. The stopper is swung in a horizontal circle, making one revolution in 1.18s(period T). Find the tension force(equivalent to the centripetal force)exerted by the string on the stopper? (V=2(pie)r/T)? 2. A football is thrown ...

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A projectile is fired straight up at a speed of 15 m/s. How long does it take to reach the top of its motion? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .

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A projectile is fired straight up at a speed of 15 m/s. How long does it take to reach the top of its motion? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .

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A projectile is fired from ground level with a speed of 40 m/s at an angle of 30 degrees and hits a building 100m away. What is the time of flight of the projectile? How high above ground does the projectile hit the building? What is the speed of the projectile just before it ...

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Show that the projectile angele thita for a projectile launched from origin is given by thita= tan^ minus 1(4H/R). Whete H is the maximum height attained by the projectile and R is the range

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A projectile is fired straight up at a speed of 13 m/s. How long does it take to reach the top of its motion? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .

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I don't understand. derive a general equation that will predict the horizontal range of a projectile that is fired from one vertical position and ends at any other vertical position with an initial velocity, V1, at an angle, pheta, from the horizontal. The equation should be ...

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I don't understand. derive a general equation that will predict the horizontal range of a projectile that is fired from one vertical position and ends at any other vertical position with an initial velocity, V1, at an angle, pheta, from the horizontal. The equation should be ...

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A projectile is fired straight up at a speed of 16 m/s. How long does it take to reach the top of its motion? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in units of s.

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A projectile is shot horizontally at 220 m/s from the top of a 620 m high cliff. A) How long till the projectile hits the ground? B) How far from the base of the cliff does the projectile land? I am gonna be honest. I have no idea how to do any of my Physics homework. ): I ...

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A projectile is launched with an initial speed of 40m/s at an angle of 25 degrees above the horizontal. The projectile lands 3 sec. later. Neglect air friction. What is the projectile's velocity at the highest point of it's trajectory? What is the straight line distace from ...

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A projectile is launched with an initial speed of 59.0 m/s at an angle of 32.0° above the horizontal. The projectile lands on a hillside 3.80 s later. Neglect air friction. (Assume that the +x-axis is to the right and the +y-axis is up along the page.) (a) What is the ...

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A projectile of mass 0.539 kg is shot from a cannon. The end of the cannon’s barrel is at height 6.4 m, as shown in the figure. The initial velocity of the projectile is 9 m/s . How long does it take the projectile to hit the ground? Answer in units of s

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A boy is throwing a stone from the top of a building. It takes projectile motion and returns to the ground. How to calculate the height of buiding?

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a projectile is fired from the top of a building with an initial velocity straight upward at 40m/sec. the top of the building is 50 meters above the ground? a) the maximun height of the projectile above the building b) the time for the projectile to reach the top c) the ...

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A Projectile IS FIRED FROM THE TOP OF A BUILDING WITH AN INITIAL VELOCITY STRAIGH UPWARD AT 40.0 M/SEC . THE TOP OF THE BUILDING IS 50.0 METERS ABOVE THE GROUND. A) THE MAXIMUN HEIGHT OF THE PROJECTILE ABOVE THE BUILDING. B) THE TIME FOR THE PROJECTILE TO REACH THE TOP. C) THE...

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At time t=0 a projectile passes through the point (0,0,192) with a velocity v=10i-2j+16k. Because of spin and gravity, the projectile experiences an acceleration given by a=2i-32k. a. Find the velocity v(t) and position vector R(t) at time t>0. b. At what time t does the ...

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a projectile with mass (m)=35grams is placed on a vertically positioned spring. the spring constant (k)=6500N/m. the projectile is launched straight up into the air by compressing the spring a distance (x)=8cm.How high does the projectile go?

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a projectile with mass (m)=35grams is placed on a vertically positioned spring. the spring constant (k)=6500N/m. the projectile is launched straight up into the air by compressing the spring a distance (x)=8cm.How high does the projectile go?

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A projectile is fired at an angle of 30ᵒ above the horizontal from the top of the cliff 600 ft high. The initial speed of the projectile is 2000 ft/s. how far will the projectile move horizontally before it hits the level ground at the base of the cliff?

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For a given velocity of projection in a projectile motion, the maximum horizontal distance is possible only at ө = 45°. Substantiate your answer with mathematical support. 20.5 m/s

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A projectile is fired straight up from a cliff which is 200 feet above ground with an initial velocity of 220 ft/sec. Assume that the only force affecting the projectile during flight is from gravity which produces a downward acceleration 32 ft/sec^2. Find an equation from the...

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In projectile motion, what angle would the same distance as a 45 degree angle?

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an astronaut on the moon fires a projectile from a launcher on a level surface so as to get the maximum range. If the launcher gives the projectile a muzzle velocity of 25 m/s what is the range of the projectile?

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A 3Kg projectile is fired straight upward from earth's surface with a speed that is one-fourth the escape speed. Neglecting air resistance. a) What is the Kinetic energy of this projectile when it is launched? b) what is the gravitational potential energy of this projectile ...

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A projectile is accelerated from rest at point A along a circular track of radius 2 m, as shown in Fig. 5.1. Gravity acts in the z direction. The rate at which the speed of the projectile increases as a function of time, t, is at = 2t ms-2. What is the magnitude of the ...

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Analyze the flight of a projectile moving under the influence of gravity (mg) and linear, i.e., laminar-flow drag (fD = -bv), with b constant). Neglect (phase I); assume the projectile is launched from mthe origin at speed v1 and angle theta1 above the horizontal. WARNING: ...

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Analyze the flight of a projectile moving under the influence of gravity (mg) and linear, i.e., laminar-flow drag (fD = -bv), with b constant). Neglect (phase I); assume the projectile is launched from mthe origin at speed v1 and angle theta1 above the horizontal. WARNING: ...

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The horizontal motion of a horizontally launched projectile affects its vertical motion. (FALSE) A missile launches at a velocity of 30.0 m/s at an angle of 30.0* to the normal. What is the maximum height the missile attains? (11.5 m, I'm not very sure) In calculating the ...

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A projectile is fired from the origin (at y = 0 m) as shown in the diagram. The initial velocity components are V0x = 310 m/s and V0y = 26 m/s. The projectile reaches maximum height at point P, then it falls and strikes the ground at point Q, which is 20 m below the launch ...

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give an example of projectile motion;include in your explantion the term velocity , accleration and displacement orginality in your example will be appreciated?

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Height of a Projectile. The height of a projectile is described by the equation: s(t)=144t-16t^(2) Where t is in seconds and s(t) is the height of the projectile at time t. Find when the projectile hits the ground.

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A projectile is launched from and returns to ground level, as the figure shows. There is no air resistance. The horizontal range of the projectile is measured to be R= 166 m, and the horizontal component of the launch velocity is v0x = 26.0 m/s. Find the vertical component v0y...

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A projectile is launched horizontally with a speed of 80.0 m/s. If the projectile is launched 1.5m above the floor, how long does it take the projectile to hit the floor?

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A missile is fired upwards from the top of a cliff in a direction making an angle (not known ) with the horizontal. After 20seconds the projectile hits the ground at a point which is 1800metre from the foot of the tower of height 160metres. Find the angle of projection and the...

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A projectile is launched from ground level to the top of a cliff which is 195 m away and 155 m high. If the projectile lands on top of the cliff 9.2 s after it is fired, find the initial velocity of the projectile (magnitude and direction). Neglect air resistance.

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A projectile is launched from ground level to the top of a cliff which is 195 m away and 135 m high.If the projectile lands on top of the cliff 6.5 s after it is fired, find the initial velocity of the projectile ( (a)magnitude and (b)direction ). Neglect air resistance.

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A projectile is launched from ground level to the top of a cliff which is 195 m away and 135 m high.If the projectile lands on top of the cliff 6.5 s after it is fired, find the initial velocity of the projectile ( (a)magnitude and (b)direction ). Neglect air resistance.

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give an example of projectile motion;include in your explantion the term velocity , accleration and displacement orginality in your example will be appreciated?

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A ship maneuvers to within 2500m of an island's 1800m high mountain peak and fires a projectile at an enemy ship 610m on the other side of the peak. If the ship shoots the projectile with an initial velocity of 250m/s at an angle of 75 degrees. how close to the enemy ship does...

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A French artillerist, Captain A. Le Duc, developed an empirical formula for the velocity of a projectile in terms of the distance traveled by the projectile in the bore. For a 155-mm gun this equation is v = 3309s /(70 + s) where s is the distance traveled in the bore in ...

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A projectile with mass of 139 kg is launched straight up from the Earth's surface with an initial speed vi. What magnitude of vi enables the projectile to just reach a maximum height of 5.8RE, measured from the center of the Earth? Ignore air friction as the projectile goes ...

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In a ballistic pendulum experiment, projectile 1 results in a maximum height h of the pendulum equal to 2.4 cm. A second projectile causes the pendulum to swing twice as high, h_2 = 4.8 cm. The second projectile was how many times faster than the first?

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Write a projectile motion problem with the initial condition vi=15 m/s at 50° above the horizontal. Solve this problem for ∆x, max height, and time of flight.

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Give an example of projectile motion;include in your explantion the term "velocity" , "accleration" and "displacement", orginality in your example will be appreciated?

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A projectile is launched from ground level to the top of a cliff which is 195m away and 135m high (as shown in the figure ).If the projectile lands on top of the cliff 6.9s after it is fired, find the initial velocity of the projectile a)magnitude b)direction Neglect air ...

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A projectile is launched from ground level to the top of a cliff which is 195 m away and 155 m high. If the projectile lands on top of the cliff 9.2 s after it is fired, find the initial velocity of the projectile (magnitude and direction). Neglect air resistance. Calculate ...

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A projectile is fired with an initial speed of 31.0 at an angle of 10.0 above the horizontal. The object hits the ground 7.50 later. a. How much higher or lower is the launch point relative to the point where the projectile hits the ground? b. To what maximum height above the ...