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 4.5 seconds and hits the ground 35 meters down the field, what was the velocity of the soccer ball when it was kicked?
23.4 m/sec
7.78 m/sec
22.1 m/sec
44.1 m/sec
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Question 2
A cannon is fired on flat ground so that its shell comes back to the ground 409 meters away. If the cannon ball is in the air for only 9 seconds, with what velocity was it fired?
45.4 m/sec
44.1 m/sec
88.2 m/sec
63.3 m/sec
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Question 3
A softball is struck up into the air with a hang time of 3.6 sec and is caught 11.7 meters away. What was the velocity of the softball just as it was struck by the bat?
3.25 m/sec
35.3 m/sec
17.9 m/sec
42.1 m/sec
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Question 4
A catapult launches its mass at a speed of 35.4 m/sec at an angle of 35 degrees. How long will the mass stay in the air if its release-height and landing-height are the same?
21.0 sec
2.07 sec
4.14 sec
29.0 sec
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Question 5
An arrow is shot up into the air at 17.7 m/sec at an angle of 44 degrees. What is the range of the arrow if its release-height and impact-height are the same?
31.9 meters
12.30 meters
7.7 meters
12.73 meters
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