Lesson: Parabolic Trajectories
In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate the properties of the motion of a projectile moving under constant acceleration due to gravity.
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Worksheet: 25 Questions • 2 Videos
How much time elapses before the bullet hits the ground?
How far does the bullet travel horizontally?
On the surface of the planet Arcon, the maximum possible horizontal range of a projectile launched with a speed of 14 m/s is 25 m. What is the acceleration due to gravity on Arcon?
A dart is thrown horizontally at a speed of 10 m/s at the bull’s-eye of a dartboard 2.4 m away.
How far below the intended target does the dart hit?