Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Projectile velocity: Boy throws a stone from the edge of a cliff

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Q. A boy throws a stone from the edge of a cliff with an initial speed (Vo) at an angle of 30 degrees above the horizontal. when it hits the surface of a lake 22m below the top of the cliff, the stone is moving at a speed of 25 meters per second. what was its initial velocity.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com February 24, 2021, 2:15 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/physics/velocity/projectile-velocity-boy-throws-stone-edge-cliff-9578

    Solution Preview

    Let the initial speed was vo m/s at an angle 30 degree above the horizontal.
    By law of conservation of energy:
    Initial ...

    Solution Summary

    The projectile velocity functions for a boy throwing a stone from the edge of a cliff is determined. With formulas and explanations, the problem is solved.

    $2.19

    ADVERTISEMENT