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Homework Help: How to solve for velocity given angle and distances?

  1. Sep 2, 2007 #1
    how do i solve for the necessary velocity when the horizontal and vertical distances to be cleared are given and there is an angle involved?

    thank you
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 2, 2007 #2
    use those simple kinematics equations, and solve the unknown vars!

    v[y] = v.sin(p).t-0.5gt^2
    v[x] = v.cos(p).t
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