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Projectile time left in basketball

by halo9909
Tags: basketball, projectile, time
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halo9909
#1
Nov19-08, 05:19 PM
P: 37
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Trailing by two points, and with only 2.0 s remaining in a basketball game, a player makes a jump-shot at an angle of 60 with the horizontal, giving the ball a velocity of 10 m/s. The ball is released at the height of the basket, 3.05 m above the floor. Yes! It's a score.
(a) How much time is left in the game when the basket is made?


2. Relevant equations

d=.5at^2
d=Vxt

3. The attempt at a solution

I got this, maybe im reading the question wrong
Time till at top: 0.88 s
Total time: 1.76 s
Maximum height: 3.82 m
Range: 8.83 m


I took 2sec-1.76 and got .24 and its not right?
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unscientific
#2
Nov19-08, 11:41 PM
P: 1,107
height of the basketball hoop?
DDRchick
#3
Nov20-08, 05:10 AM
P: 27
3.05 m.

halo9909
#4
Nov20-08, 03:41 PM
P: 37
Projectile time left in basketball

so anyone have an idea on the time left? unless I got the other stuff wrong?


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