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How to solve this Projectile Motion Problem

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Francys Macadangdang
Francys Macadangdang on 2 Sep 2021
Answered: Bjorn Gustavsson on 2 Sep 2021
A volleyball player was practicing alone, as she served the ball at an angle of 85°, with an initial velocity of 30 𝑚/𝑠, she wondered how long it takes for the ball to reach the maximum height.

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Bjorn Gustavsson
Bjorn Gustavsson on 2 Sep 2021
You write down the equation of motion:
taking into account as many physical effects as necessary (gravity, drag) to get a solution with the precision you require.
Then you judge whether it is simpler to solve the equations analytically or numerically.

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