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Hang time?

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Homework Statement


A football is kicked with a speed of 18 m/s at an angle of 65 degrees to the horizontal. What is the hang time of the football?


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i thought the answer was 1.66. but do i need to multiply that by 2 to get the full hang time?
 

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Homework Statement


A football is kicked with a speed of 18 m/s at an angle of 65 degrees to the horizontal. What is the hang time of the football?

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The Attempt at a Solution


i thought the answer was 1.66. but do i need to multiply that by 2 to get the full hang time?
If it takes 1.66 seconds for the vertical component of velocity to become zero, then you do need to multiply by two.
 
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thank you!
 

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