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Finding range given impact velocity?

  1. Jul 8, 2013 #1
    A projectile shot over level ground hits the ground with a velocity of 65m/s at an angle of 25° below the horizontal. What was the horizontal range of the projectile?

    If something is launched over a horizontal plane, does Vi=Vf? (same magnitude and velocity) (but different direction obviously).
    Would I then be able to find Vix and Δt to find the Δx (range)?
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  3. Jul 8, 2013 #2


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    Welcome to the PF.

    Yes, over level ground with no air resistance, the launch and impact velocities and angles should be symmetrical.
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