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    Projectile motion football question

    That is helpful - I will certainly keep this in mind. Thanks.
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    Projectile motion football question

    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. ;-)
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    Projectile motion football question

    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.
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    Projectile motion football question

    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.)...
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