Hi kuruman - thanks for this alternative. I had been trying for a while to get a single trig function, but failed. In hindsight I cannot believe I did not see it. More practice required. ;-)
Thanks Chrisas! I did look at my trig identities, but for some reason I did not see this.
I got my two angles (31 degrees and 63 degrees), which I know are correct.
Hi folks,
Need some help on a projectile motion question.
Homework Statement
Given:
- a football kicker can give the ball an initial speed of 25m/s
- kicker wants to score a field goal 50m in front of goalposts
- horizontal bar of goalposts is 3.44m above the ground
Question:
What are the a.)...