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Summersnow8
 one year ago
An outfielder throws a baseball at a speed of 110 ft/s at an angle of 25.0 degrees above the horizontal to home plate 290 ft away. Will the ball reach the catcher on the fly or will it bounce first? The answer is 288 ft, and that the ball will bounce. I attempted solving it, but did not get the right answer.
Summersnow8
 one year ago
An outfielder throws a baseball at a speed of 110 ft/s at an angle of 25.0 degrees above the horizontal to home plate 290 ft away. Will the ball reach the catcher on the fly or will it bounce first? The answer is 288 ft, and that the ball will bounce. I attempted solving it, but did not get the right answer.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you used the wrong value for gravity. The units are in ft so g is 32.2 ft/s²

ybarrap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Your logic is perfect. As @peachpi says, you just used the SI units instead of Imperial Units

Summersnow8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But the answer is in ft why would I convert everything into m ?

ybarrap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You don't need to convert to meters, just change 9.81 m/s^2 to 32.2 ft/s^2 in your calculations. If you start with ft, you need to use the "g" that has ft \(not\) meters. Does that make sense?

Summersnow8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, sorry I overlooked that

ybarrap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Nice job, btw  you understand this completely!
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