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Lauching a ball to find speed

  1. Nov 13, 2009 #1
    long jump shot is released 1.7 m above the ground, 6.03 m from the base of the basket, which is 3.05 m high. For launch angles of 30° and 60°, find the speed needed to make the basket.

    _______m/s (30° launch angle)
    _______m/s (60° launch angle)
     
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  3. Nov 13, 2009 #2

    rl.bhat

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    Show relevant equations and your attempts.
     
  4. Nov 13, 2009 #3
    okay i tried using speed=meters/seconds
    but it didn't work.

    so i plugged in into an equation
    like v=1/2gt^2
     
  5. Nov 13, 2009 #4

    rl.bhat

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    Go through your text book or any site and find the information regarding the projectile motion.
     
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