Statement of a problem № 42500


A shot putter releases the shot some distance above the level ground with a velocity of 12.0 m/s, 51.00 above the horizontal. The shot hits the ground 2.08 s later. You can ignore air resistance. (a) What are the components of the shot s acceleration while in flight? (b) What are the components of the shot s velocity at the beginning and at the end of its trajectory? (c) How far did she throw the shot horizontally? (d) Why does the expression for R in Example 3.8 not give the correct answer for part (c)? (e) How high was the shot above the ground when she released it? (f) Draw x-t, y-t, v.-t, and vy-t graphs for the motion.

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