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## Main Question or Discussion Point

First off, this is not a homework question. I'm 26, work in an office, have my BS in Finance and working on my masters in accounting to sit for the CPA. I am not a physics major.

In the office where I work, there is a wall from our section of cubes about 115-120 feet away. The ceiling is about 12 feet tall and some of them think they could throw a baseball from our cubes and hit the wall 120 feet away before it bounces without it hitting the ceiling. I don't think any of them could do it, and in order to figure out if it could be done we'd have to figure out what speed the ball would need to travel, etc. Does anyone know how I can work this out? Most of us are about 6 feet tall, so I'm sure we'd use 6 ft. as an exit point for the ball to travel from, but i'd need to change that variable for one of the guys who is a little shorter. I'm a logical person, so I'm sure I could figure it out if I knew what equation to use. I looked around the web for a bit to find random calculators, but I didn't really find one suitable for what I'm trying to figure out, so it looks like I'm going to dig a little deeper. :(

Thanks!

In the office where I work, there is a wall from our section of cubes about 115-120 feet away. The ceiling is about 12 feet tall and some of them think they could throw a baseball from our cubes and hit the wall 120 feet away before it bounces without it hitting the ceiling. I don't think any of them could do it, and in order to figure out if it could be done we'd have to figure out what speed the ball would need to travel, etc. Does anyone know how I can work this out? Most of us are about 6 feet tall, so I'm sure we'd use 6 ft. as an exit point for the ball to travel from, but i'd need to change that variable for one of the guys who is a little shorter. I'm a logical person, so I'm sure I could figure it out if I knew what equation to use. I looked around the web for a bit to find random calculators, but I didn't really find one suitable for what I'm trying to figure out, so it looks like I'm going to dig a little deeper. :(

Thanks!