Hi, a projectile is fired with an initial speed of 500 m/s and angle of elevation 30 degrees.

Find the range of the projectile, the max height, and speed at impact

Thanks.

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- Nov 11th 2008, 09:48 AMkhuezyprojectile help
Hi, a projectile is fired with an initial speed of 500 m/s and angle of elevation 30 degrees.

Find the range of the projectile, the max height, and speed at impact

Thanks. - Nov 11th 2008, 11:56 AMArch_Stanton
Firstly, we need to compute the component velocities.

and duration of this movement:

Maximum height is:

The rage:

The speed at impact is equal the initial speed. - Nov 12th 2008, 02:34 PMkhuezyhmm
what am I doing wrong w/ the range?

I'm getting a 11km rather than 22km(book) - Nov 12th 2008, 03:06 PMskeeter
because the correct range equation is ...

- Nov 12th 2008, 03:33 PMkhuezythank you
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