Displacement of Thrown Ball: Solve in 15min

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In summary, air resistance can significantly impact the displacement of a thrown ball by slowing it down and decreasing its overall displacement. The formula for calculating displacement is d = v0t + (1/2)at^2, and the angle of release can also affect the displacement by altering the horizontal and vertical components. Displacement and distance differ in that displacement is the straight-line distance between two points, while distance is the total path taken. Finally, the mass of the ball does not have a significant effect on its displacement when thrown due to Newton's Second Law of Motion.
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Pls help me with the solving of this problem below i need to submit it within 15min...
A ball was thrown up to a height of 10m and catches it back.what is the displacement of the ball
 
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Displacement = InitialPosition - FinalPosition
 
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Please could u solve it and post here?plss
 

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1. How does air resistance affect the displacement of a thrown ball?

Air resistance can have a significant impact on the displacement of a thrown ball. As the ball travels through the air, it experiences a force in the opposite direction of its motion due to air resistance. This force can slow down the ball and decrease its overall displacement.

2. What is the formula for calculating the displacement of a thrown ball?

The formula for calculating the displacement of a thrown ball is d = v0t + (1/2)at^2, where d is the displacement, v0 is the initial velocity, t is the time, and a is the acceleration due to gravity.

3. How does the angle of release affect the displacement of a thrown ball?

The angle of release can significantly impact the displacement of a thrown ball. When released at a lower angle, the ball will have a shorter horizontal displacement, but a longer vertical displacement. Conversely, when released at a higher angle, the ball will have a longer horizontal displacement, but a shorter vertical displacement.

4. What is the difference between displacement and distance?

Displacement refers to the straight-line distance between an object's starting point and ending point, while distance refers to the total path taken by an object. In the case of a thrown ball, displacement would be the straight-line distance from where the ball was thrown to where it landed, while distance would be the total distance traveled by the ball as it moves through the air.

5. How does the mass of the ball affect its displacement when thrown?

The mass of the ball does not have a significant effect on its displacement when thrown. According to Newton's Second Law of Motion, the mass of an object does not affect its acceleration due to gravity, which is the primary factor in determining the displacement of a thrown ball.

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