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Physics question: projectile motion

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A soccer player kicks a ball at an intial speed of 11.0 m/s at an angle of 40.0 degrees to the ground.

a) How far will the ball travel horizontally?

b) How long is it in the air?

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a.) The horizontal displacement of the ball
R = u^2*sin(2Theta)/g

u = ...

Solution Summary

This answer is provided in 62 words. It uses brief equations to find displacement and time of the ball once it has been kicked.