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Calculating the highest point of a trajectory

  1. Aug 20, 2010 #1
    1. A soccer ball is kicked with an initial actual velocity of 20 ms at an angle of 20 degrees with the horizontal. Find the vertical distance from ground to highest point.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 20, 2010 #2
    Take ground as x axis and perpendicular as y axis. There is no acceleration in x direction.As acceleration in y axis is gravity, and only y component of velocity is responsible for max height just use basic equations of motion under uniform acceleration and find out the answer.
     
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