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Is there a place where I can find projectile motion practice questions online?
Projectile motion is the motion of an object that is launched or thrown into the air and moves along a curved path under the influence of gravity.
The path of a projectile is determined by the initial velocity, angle of launch, and the force of gravity acting on the object.
Horizontal component refers to the motion of the object along the x-axis, while vertical component refers to the motion along the y-axis. These components are independent of each other in projectile motion.
The range of a projectile can be calculated using the equation R = (v^2 * sin2θ) / g, where R is the range, v is the initial velocity, θ is the angle of launch, and g is the acceleration due to gravity.
Example: A ball is thrown at an angle of 45 degrees with an initial velocity of 20 m/s. What is the maximum height reached by the ball and its range?
Solution: The maximum height can be calculated using the equation h = (v^2 * sin^2θ) / 2g, which gives us a maximum height of 10m. The range can be calculated using the equation R = (v^2 * sin2θ) / g, which gives us a range of approximately 40m.