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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.