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Initial velocity not given

  1. Apr 17, 2008 #1
    [SOLVED] Initial velocity not given

    Hello,
    I was looking for a strategy for finding the initial velocity for a problem that gives the angle and height. The problem is: A ball is dropped and rebounds with an intial velocity of what magnitude considering the ball must bounce through an opening that is between 3.1-4.9 feet high.

    I tried some manipulation but couldnt get the correct answer....which is around 15-20 ft/s

    Thanks
     
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  3. Apr 17, 2008 #2

    Hootenanny

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    Hi Jason and welcome to PF,

    What did you try? Could you post your working?

    P.S. For future reference we have Homework and Coursework Forums for textbook questions.
     
  4. Apr 17, 2008 #3
    Thanks...I actually figured it out....
     
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