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Kinematics in One Dimension

  1. Oct 16, 2011 #1
    1. A pitcher throws a baseball at 60mph. How much time does it take the ball to reach the batter 50 ft away?



    2.t = x/v



    3. t = 50/60
    t = 0.83

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Oct 16, 2011 #2

    lewando

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    Your units are not consistent (miles,feet). If you stated your units for time (hours) you would see a ridiculous result :smile:.
     
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