- Homework Statement
- You are enjoying some downtime watching a baseball game with a friend. In the bottom of the ninth inning, the ball is hit into the air at some initial velocity, a fielder at some initial position runs at a constant velocity and makes a spectacular catch. “That’s impossible! How did he catch that?” your friend says. Realizing that you have an opportunity to make an exciting event even more memorable, you take time to break down the play. You want to show your friend that the play was amazing, but not impossible (it did happen, after all) because the fielder had more than enough time to watch the ball and judge where it would land before running to make the catch. Assuming that the fielder ran directly to the spot where the ball was caught and caught the ball at the same vertical height that it was launched from, what was the fielder’s reaction time?
- Relevant Equations
I don't know how to approach this question. This question is on my Midterm tomorrow and the teacher gave it to us without the values in order for us to get an understanding help
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