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 football is kicked so that is has a hang time of 5 seconds and hits the ground 26 meters down the field, what was the velocity of the football when it was kicked?
5.20 m/sec
25.0 m/sec
24.5 m/sec
49.0 m/sec
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Question 2
A cannon is fired on flat ground so that its shell comes back to the ground 429 meters away. If the cannon ball is in the air for only 10 seconds, with what velocity was it fired?
42.9 m/sec
65.1 m/sec
49.0 m/sec
98.0 m/sec
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Question 3
A softball is struck up into the air with a hang time of 4.4 sec and is caught 8.7 meters away. What was the velocity of the softball just as it was struck by the bat?
38.3 m/sec
21.7 m/sec
1.98 m/sec
43.1 m/sec
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Question 4
A catapult launches its mass at a speed of 38 m/sec at an angle of 26 degrees. How long will the mass stay in the air if its release-height and landing-height are the same?
3.40 sec
14.2 sec
1.70 sec
34.2 sec
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Question 5
An arrow is shot up into the air at 19.0 m/sec at an angle of 37 degrees. What is the range of the arrow if its release-height and impact-height are the same?
11.43 meters
6.7 meters
35.4 meters
15.17 meters
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