Practice Problems
Projectiles Released from Ground Level at an Angle
Directions:
On this worksheet, every projectile has a net vertical displacement of s
_{y}
= 0. That is, the projectiles begin and end at the same height.
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Question 1
A soccer ball is kicked so that is has a hang time of 2.9 seconds and hits the ground 18 meters down the field, what was the velocity of the soccer ball when it was kicked?
28.4 m/sec
6.21 m/sec
14.2 m/sec
15.5 m/sec
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Question 2
A cannon is fired on flat ground so that its shell comes back to the ground 408 meters away. If the cannon ball is in the air for only 5.8 seconds, with what velocity was it fired?
75.9 m/sec
56.8 m/sec
28.4 m/sec
70.3 m/sec
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Question 3
A softball is struck up into the air with a hang time of 4.1 sec and is caught 6 meters away. What was the velocity of the softball just as it was struck by the bat?
1.46 m/sec
20.1 m/sec
40.2 m/sec
24.6 m/sec
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Question 4
A catapult launches its mass at a speed of 32.6 m/sec at an angle of 18 degrees. How long will the mass stay in the air if its release-height and landing-height are the same?
31.0 sec
2.06 sec
1.03 sec
5.2 sec
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Question 5
An arrow is shot up into the air at 16.3 m/sec at an angle of 47 degrees. What is the range of the arrow if its release-height and impact-height are the same?
7.3 meters
27.0 meters
11.12 meters
11.92 meters
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