# A father demonstrates projectile motion to his children by placing a pea on his fork's handle and rapidly depressing the curved tines, launching the pea to heights above the dining room table. Suppose the pea is launched at 7.63 m/s at an angle of 73.0° above the table. With what speed (in m/s) does the pea strike the ceiling 1.90 m above the table?

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A father demonstrates projectile motion to his children by placing a pea on his fork's handle and rapidly depressing the curved tines, launching the pea to heights above the dining room table. Suppose the pea is launched at 7.63 m/s at an angle of 73.0° above the table. With what speed (in m/s) does the pea strike the ceiling 1.90 m above the table?

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Step 1

Write the expression for vertical components of velocity

Step 2

Write the expression for final vertical velocity

Step 3

Substitute the...

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