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A baseball player throws a ball a distance of 250 ft. If the ball is released at an angle of 45°with the horizontal, find its initial speed.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I don't know where to begin. All i know is that speed is the norm of velocity. Help?

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# Homework Help: Finding the initial speed

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