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Projectile Motion and Height

After an intense battle against physics test, some guy goes to his dorm, exhausted and wounded. While eating his hybrid beetle- cockroach stumbling around. In a quick relocation plan, the guy gives it a gentle flick:(see attachment for diagram):

The bug is flicked at a 45 degree angle with an initial velocity of 2 m/s. If the bug lands at the same elevation.

(see diagram in attachment)

a) How high does it go, vertically?
b) Where does it land?

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The bug is flicked at an angle 45Degree and an initial velocity of 2 m/s.

That is, Theta = 45

and u = 2 m/s

a) Now, we need to find out how high it goes vertically. This is the maximum ...

Solution Summary

This solution calculates the height of the hybrid beetle-cockroach and its displacement with step-by-step calculations and explanations. All workings and formulas are shown.