• Support PF! Buy your school textbooks, materials and every day products Here!

Please help with a 2d motion problem

  • Thread starter imlame11
  • Start date
  • #1
1
0

Homework Statement


A baseball is hit at a 45 degree angle and lands at a distance of 98 meters away. What was the initial velocity of the ball?


Homework Equations


x=ViT - 1/2gt^2



The Attempt at a Solution


i havnt made an attempt considering i am extremely lost and do not know where to begin, can anyone give me a hint on where to start?
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
3,732
414
A good point to start is to read the textbook and find the right equations. That implies some effort to understand what is going on.
There is no acceleration on the x direction (assuming that by x you mean the horizontal direction). The acceleration g is along the y (vertical) direction.
 

Related Threads for: Please help with a 2d motion problem

Replies
1
Views
4K
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
6
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
4
Views
2K
Replies
7
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
5
Views
4K
  • Last Post
Replies
17
Views
3K
Replies
2
Views
2K
Top