Is there a way to mathematically or physically prove that horizontal motion and vertical motion are effectively independant? ie - is it possible to derive this fact from, say, vectors?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I know that is is true - the parabola shape of projectiles wouldn't make sense otherwise, but is there a convincing proof for it? It would just allow me to accept this fact if i had a proof, and then i would be happy to use the procedure!

Thanks in advance.

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# Horizontal motion and vertical motion are effectively independant

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