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A 5000kg interceptor rocket is launched at an angle of 44.7 degrees. The thrust of the rocket motor is 140,700N

a) Find an equation y(x) that describes the rocket's trajectory

b) What shape is the trajectory?

c) At what elevation does the rocket reach the speed of sound, 330m/s?

2. Relevant equations

kinematic equations

Newton's laws

3. The attempt at a solution

The problem sheet hint tells me that the angle is not 44.7 degrees. So is it right that it should be 45.3 degrees then? Furthermore, speed initial is 0m/s correct?

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# Homework Help: Interceptor rocket?

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