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Applications of Quadratic Equations : Mortar Shell

A Mortar shell fired with an angle of elevation of 52 degrees has a range of 2.1 km. Neglecting air resistance determine:

1 - The time of the flight

2 - The shell's initial velocity

3 - The shell's range and height 30s after firing

4 - The other range at which the height was the same as calculated in part (3) above.


Solution Summary

Quadratic equations are applies to the flight of a mortar shell.