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Homework Help: What does height depend on a projectile motion besides gravity?

  1. Sep 18, 2005 #1
    what does height depend on a projectile motion besides gravity?
     
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  3. Sep 18, 2005 #2

    arildno

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    What would you think could matter?
     
  4. Sep 18, 2005 #3
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    i know the angle makes a difference. but i dont know about time and velocity
     
  5. Sep 18, 2005 #4

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    Suppose you throw a ball straight up at 1 ft/min and another at 100 ft/min. Will they both go the same height? Does (initial) velocity matter? (And if you are not sure consider a real extreme- suppose you throw the ball with initial velocty 0 ft/min?)
     
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