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PhysicsQ&A LibraryA physics student stands on a cliff overlooking a lake and decides to throw a softball to her friends in the water below. She throws the softball with a velocity of 22.5 m/s22.5 m/s at an angle of 39.5∘39.5∘ above the horizontal. When the softball leaves her hand, it is 15.5 m15.5 m above the water. How far does the softball travel horizontally before it hits the water? Neglect any effects of air resistance when calculating the answer.Start your trial now! First week only $4.99!*arrow_forward*

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A physics student stands on a cliff overlooking a lake and decides to throw a softball to her friends in the water below. She throws the softball with a velocity of 22.5 m/s22.5 m/s at an angle of 39.5∘39.5∘ above the horizontal. When the softball leaves her hand, it is 15.5 m15.5 m above the water. How far does the softball travel horizontally before it hits the water? Neglect any effects of air resistance when calculating the answer.

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