Asked Oct 16, 2019

A ball player catches a ball 3.55 s after throwing it vertically upward.

With what speed did he throw it?

What height did it reach?


Expert Answer

Step 1

The time taken by the ball to reach the maximum height is


Image Transcriptionclose

total 2 3.55s 2 1.77s

Step 2

The initial velocity of the ball at point of projection can b...


Image Transcriptionclose

V =u +at 0 u+(-9.80m/s2) (1.77s) u 17.34m/s


Want to see the full answer?

See Solution

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Solutions are written by subject experts who are available 24/7. Questions are typically answered within 1 hour.*

See Solution
*Response times may vary by subject and question.
Tagged in




Related Physics Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by student like you
Show more Q&A

Q: A boy throws a baseball onto a roof and it rolls back down and off the roof with a speed of 3.05 m/s...

A: Given information:Velocity of the ball before leaving the roof (u) = 3.05 m/sAngle of the roof (θ) =...


Q: A helicopter is ascending vertically with a speed of 5.24 m/s . At a height of 120 m above the Earth...

A: Write the kinematic equation and solve for final speed.


Q: **38. A 4-kg toy jet sled is accelerated forward from rest by escaping CO2 from the jet engine After...

A: The frictional force exerted on the toy jet and the snow is,Substitute the values,


Q: Hydrogen atoms in the atmosphere of the sun can exist in different energy states. The difference bet...

A: The value of Boltzmann constant in electro volt is 8.617*10-5eV/K.


Q: 1) Choose the three "bridge" equations between translational quantities and rotational quantities f...

A: Let vt be the velocity of translational motion, alpha be the angular acceleration, w be the angular ...


Q: The position of a rabbit along a straight tunnel as a function of time is plotted in the figure. Wha...

A: Instantaneous speed is slope of the displacement curve.At time t = 10 sec, slope of the tangent is i...


Q: A sandbag is motionless in outer space. A second sandbag with two times the massmoving at 12 m/s col...

A:  Given:Before collision:For first sandbagInitial velocity, u1 = 0Mass, m1 = mFor second sandbagIniti...


Q: Jacob and Sophia are playing with a merry-go-round on a playground. The merry-go-round can be modele...

A: The frictional force acts opposite to the motion of the merry-go-round. The expression for the net t...


Q: A railroad diesel engine weighs four times as much as a freight car. The diesel engine coasts at 7.0...

A: Using conservation of momentum,