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College Physics

11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305952300
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College Physics

11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305952300

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Chapter 3, Problem 46AP
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The x- and y-coordinates of a projectile launched from the origin are x = v0xt and y = v0yt 1 2 gt2. Solve the first of these equations for time t and substitute into the second to show that the path of a projectile is a parabola with the form y = ax + bx2, where a and b are constants.

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