Determine the initial velocity of the baseball and the height of the ball when hit. Time(sec) .75 1.5 2 2.75 3.25 4.75 Height(ft) 77 133 160 187 194 169
There are two ways in which this problem can be solved. First way is to write the equation of motion for an object that is thrown up with initial speed `v_0` subjected to gravitational acceleration `a =32.17 ft/s^2` .
`h =h_0+ v_0*t-(32.17/2)*t^2`
and by inserting the values for time and height given in the text one can determine a medium initial speed `v_0` and `h_0` from the two by two systems of equations that...
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