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Homework Help: Conceptual Projectile Motion with Wind Resistance!

  1. Aug 29, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    How should the thrower adjust the angles of launch if he is throwing the object into a velocity of 40 m/s wind?



    2. Relevant equations
    N/A


    3. The attempt at a solution
    I really have no idea. Personally, I think throwing the object at a lower angle would help throwing it further, because the wind force is usually high up there???
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 29, 2011 #2
    How does the wind affect the horizontal component of the object's velocity?
     
  4. Sep 1, 2011 #3
    I don't know. I am a new nerd to Physics.
     
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