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Finding constant X

  1. Jul 31, 2009 #1
    Object A is doing a parabolic jump towards a pole at a velocity of v and an acceleration of a. The total distance covered is d.

    If v = 700 and a = 260 (Don't ask me why it's not negative) and d = v*v/2/a

    Acceleration is -260 actually but in my programming language, it's easier to input it positively.

    And there is a function

    function ParabolicJump takes real y0, real y1, real h, real d, real x returns real
    local real A = (2*(y0+y1)-4*h)/(d*d)
    local real B = (y1-y0-A*d*d)/d
    return A*x*x + B*x + y0

    y0 = initial z height
    y1 = end z height
    x = moved distance in the timestep.
    A better http://www.wc3c.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=44029&stc=1&d=1246242754"

    Suppose that the object is moving towards the pole at a timestep of 0.03, Find x as a constant throughout the movement
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 24, 2017
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