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ArthurYan

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## Homework Statement

For the circus, they show a demonstration of projectile motion that usually warrants applause from the audience. At the instant a dart is launched at a high velocity, a target (often a cardboard money) drops from a suspended position downrange from the launching device. Show that if the dart is aimed directly at the target, it will always strike the falling target. (Use a specific set of numbers). So yeah, you're not given anything.

## Homework Equations

No idea what equations you need.

## The Attempt at a Solution

No idea on what to do.

## Homework Statement

A child throws a ball onto the roof of a house, then catches it with a baseball glove 1 m above the grown. The ball leaves the roof with a speed of 3.2 m/s.

a) For how long is the ball airborne after leaving the roof?

b) What is the horizontal distance from the glove to the edge of the roof?

c) What is the velocity of the ball just before it lands in the glove.

Two details that weren't given to you is that the angle is 33 above the horizontal. However, because the ball is rolling DOWN on the roof, the angle, and the whole diagram is flipped around. Also, as the ball leaves the roof, it drops 5.2 m before it is caught.

## Homework Equations

These equations may be of use:

X = (vi^2sin2FETA)/g

T = ((2vi)sinFETA)/g

## The Attempt at a Solution

What I did is that I used SOH to find DELTA Y, then I subbed in everything to DELTA Y = (viy)(DELTA T) - 1/2gDELTA T^2. Then I used the quadratic formula to find T, but I kept getting a math error.

ANY HELP WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.