A batted baseball leaves the bat at an angle of 35.0 ∘above the horizontal and is caught by an outfielder 365 ft from home plate at the same height from which it left the bat. A. What was the initial speed of the ball?B.How high does the ball rise above the point where it struck the bat?

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Asked May 31, 2019

A batted baseball leaves the bat at an angle of 35.0 ∘above the horizontal and is caught by an outfielder 365 ft from home plate at the same height from which it left the bat. 

A. What was the initial speed of the ball?

B.How high does the ball rise above the point where it struck the bat?

 

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(a)The ball is making a projectile motion. The range and angle made by the projectile are given,hence from the expression of range it is possible to find the initial speed.

Write the expression for Range of the projectile, and rearrange to obtain an expression for initial speed.

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Step 2

Substitute corresponding values in equation (I).

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Step 3

(b)Write the expression for maximum height of the pro...

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