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Homework Help: Basic Kinematics HW questions for AP Physics

  1. Sep 9, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A soccer player kicks a ball at an angle of 42 degrees to the horizontal. The ball leaves his foot with a velocity of 18m/s. The player that receives this ball is standing 46m from the kicker. How fast does the reciever need to receive the ball befor eit hit's the ground?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Well. I tried by first figuring out the Max height the ball will be at...then I am lost.
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  3. Sep 9, 2009 #2


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    Welcome to the PF. List the relevant kinematic equations that you should use. Draw a diagram and use that to help you figure out the horizontal and initial vertical velocities....
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