- In a football quarterback throws a ball to a receiver.
- The quarterback takes the hike from the center.
- 3.0 seconds later he passes the ball with a velocity of 20 m/s at a 30° angle with the ground.
- How high did the ball travel?
- How long was the ball in the air?
- How far down the field did the ball travel?
- What speed will the ball hit the ground with and at what angle?
- With what average velocity will the receiver have to run with in order to catch the ball the moment it gets to the ground?
- In a baseball game a better pops a ball up at a 70° angle with a velocity of 50 m/s towards the bleachers behind him. The ball lands on the second seating deck 30 m high.
- How high did the ball travel?
- How long was the ball in the air?
- How far horizontally did the ball travel?
- What speed will the ball hit the deck with and at what angle?
- A boy throws a snowball off a building 25 m high. He throws the ball upwards at 50 m/s at an angle of 60°.
- How high did the snowball travel?
- How long was the snowball in the air?
- How far horizontally did the snowball travel?
- What speed will the snowball hit the ground with and at what angle?
- A car slides down a cliff. The slope of the cliff is 40° with the VERTICAL. The car slides off the cliff at 20 m/s.
- How long was the car in the air?
- How far horizontally did the car travel?
- What speed will the car hit the ground with and at what angle?
- During a motorcycle stunt, Dangerous Daredevil Dan jumps off a ramp at 15° with a speed of 48 m/s. He lands 3.00 m below his starting height.
- How much time did it take to reach apogee?
- How much time did it take to land?
- How much time did it take for him to pass a height that is 5 meters above the starting height and before he reaches the apogee?
- A car drive off the edge of a cliff at 22m/s. the car leaves the cliff while traveling horizontally. The car is in the air for exactly 3 seconds.
- How far away, horizontally, was the car when it impacted the ground?
- What was the car’s impact velocity? (magnitude and direction)
How high was the cliff’s edge? |