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1. What max. initial velocity must a rocket have to reach a target 100 mi away?

2. At what two angles above the horizontal can a projectile be fired in order to reach a distance equal to half the maximum range?

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Clear calculations with a Word attachment for better formatting calculate the initial velocity a rocket needs to go 100 miles, and the angles above the horizon a projectile must be fired at to go half its maximum range.

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To achieve a maximum range the person should through the ball at an angle of 45^0 (degrees). Then the maximum achievable ...

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