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Projectile problem without theta or time

  1. Mar 31, 2012 #1
    shooting a cannon so that it explodes 10m off the ground above a target. The distance of the target is 1000m. Cannon is shot with a velocity of 10 m/s. Solve a) for θ and b)time in the air



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  3. Apr 1, 2012 #2
    I guess you are forgetting something....
     
  4. Apr 1, 2012 #3
    Comment:

    A projectile that is fired from the ground with an initial velocity of 10 m/sec will not travel 1000 m. Something is wrong with the problem statement.
     
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