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Projectile Motion Home work Question.

  1. Oct 2, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Hi, I have this physics question that i need help with, I don't really understand the question so can anyone explain it to me?

    Home Work Question :

    Suppose you see a 10m tall building nearby and you want to throw a snowball up and onto its roof. You notice a telephone line running across the possible path of your snowball: the telephone line is 20m off the ground and is 5.0m in front of the building (measured horizontally). You decide to throw the snowball so that it just clears(goes over) the telephone line and just reaches the roof of the building. How far from the building should you stand and with what initial velocity should you throw the snowball?

    vertical distance = 10m


    2. Relevant equations

    The 5 Acceleration equations.

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I couldn't Attempt the question because i don't really understand it.
     
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