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Homework Help: Problem with drawing velocity vectors

  1. Apr 3, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Hi all , I have a problem statement , I know how to solve it but I don't know how to graph velocities so I can use cartesian coordinate and thus have correct answers. Would you please help me ??

    A pitcher throws a fastball, which crosses the plate with a speed of 95 mph and an angle of 5° relative to the horizontal. The batter hits it for a home run, launching it with 113 mph at an angle of 35° to the horizontal.

    I have never watched a baseball match ! so can you help me ?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 3, 2014 #2
    The home plate is the 'fourth base'


    You haven't actually posted what the question asks you to do.
  4. Apr 3, 2014 #3
    The question is not a problem ,the sketching will permit me to get it ! I have the needed formula
  5. Apr 3, 2014 #4
    Does the diagram clear things up for you?
  6. Apr 5, 2014 #5

    I think of it this way :

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  7. Apr 5, 2014 #6
    Without seeing the question, there's no way of knowing what you're supposed to do. If you've solved it, great, if not and you still need assistance - detail the question.
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