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A projectile is fired with initial speed v0 at an elevation angle of alpha up a hill of slope beta (alpha greater than beta).

How far up the hill will the projectile land?

At waht angle alpha will the range be a maximum?

What is the maximum range?

Where do I begin? How do I write (or alternately, derive) the equations of motions for this case? Normally, for a projectile fired at an angle, we divide the velocity into components and then apply equations for two-dimensional motion. But I just don't know how to approach a projectile at an angle which is fired at another angle!

Any help greatly appreciated!!

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# Homework Help: Projectile fired on hill at angle

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