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Physics - A Problem on Projectile Motion

A ball thrown into the air from the ground reaches a maximum height of 50ft and travels 200ft horizontally before it drops again to the ground. Find the magnitude and direction of the velocity with which it was thrown.

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Let the launch velocity be u and the angle be theta.

Maximum height reached, H = (u sin theta)^2 /2g

u^2 sin^2 theta = 2 * g * ...

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