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Football Projectile motion

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Homework Statement


a football is kicked at a certain angle above the horizontal. the vertical component of its initial velocity is 40 m/s and the horizontal component is 50 m/s.


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what is the angle in the problem? what kind of formula can i use?
 

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lewando
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You are given 2 vectors. Graph them. Add them (head-to-tail method). Use elementary trigonometry to find angle.
 

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