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Homework Help: A question on projectile motion

  1. Feb 7, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A ball is shot from a cannon on a hill that is 1.93m high and lands 17.34m away after 1/586s. What was the initial velociy of the ball?

    I would really appreciate if you can provide explaination as well! Thanks!
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  3. Feb 7, 2012 #2


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    welcome to pf!

    hi jysim! welcome to pf! :wink:

    call the initial speed "v", and use the standard constant acceleration equations for the x and y directions (separately) …

    what do you get? :smile:
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