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Homework Statement
Show that the relation between the horizontal and vertical components of the ball's position is given by the equation: y = L  [(L^2  x^2)^1/2]
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Homework Equations
y = L  [(L^2  x^2)^1/2]
The Attempt at a Solution
I know the solution must involve Pythagorean theorem and drawing a second triangle.
The first triangle has hypotenuse of length L, and other sides are Ly and x. That identity is given by L^2 = (Ly)^2  x^2.
Drawing a second triangle, the sides are x and y but I don't know what the identity of the hypotenuse is. that equation would be x^2 + y^2 = hypotenuse^2
I don't know where to go from there...
Homework Statement
Homework Equations
The Attempt at a Solution
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