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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The speed of a projectile when it reaches its maximum height is one half its speed when it is at half its maximum height. What is the initial projection angle of the projectile?

2. Relevant equations

h= (vi^2 sin^2 theta)/2g

3. The attempt at a solution

Complete brain fart--I don't even know where to start, beyond trying to divide h/2, which would be (vi^2 sin^2 theta)/4g, correct? That's about as far as I got. I just keep miring myself the further into it I go.

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# Homework Help: Projection angle using max. height w/ proportions only

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