Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Weekly Challenge 2: Projectile Motion: 8/7/2010

A projectile is fired from the top of a tower whose height is unknown. It is found that for a  projection speed of 10m/s , the maximum range is obtained at a projection angle of 30o.What is the maximum range (i.e. from foot of the tower to the landing point on ground) and what is the height of the Tower?

6 comments:

  1. But H itself is unknown. You have to find H

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  2. range is 5/root3
    height of tower is 20/9 mtrs

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  3. height of tower is 5/4 ...
    range is 5/root6

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  4. Please do let me know your name so that in case your answer is correct, I can place your name in list of winners.
    Regards,
    Ambarish

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  5. The final solution can be seen here. None of the submitted answers were correct.

    http://askambarish.blogspot.com/2010/07/solution-to-weekly-challenge-2.html

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