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Projectile Motion Maybe Parametric equations?

  1. Oct 17, 2007 #1
    Hey I have a problem with question 4 of this problem set

    http://www.physics.ubc.ca/~mattison/Courses/Phys170/p170-ps5.pdf Number 4.

    I have found Vmin to be 0.84m/s which i know it is correct, but i cannot solve Vmax?

    i thoguht you could maybe approach this question with 2 parametric equations? can anyone show me some hints toward this question?

    Greatly appreciated.
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  3. Oct 17, 2007 #2


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    You find Vmax EXACTLY the same way you find Vmin. Break the motion into xy components and use kinematics. How did you find Vmin?
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