Projectile Motion Calculator

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How does the Projectile Motion Calculator work?

Solves for time using a height and velocity of an object thrown up in the air
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What 1 formula is used for the Projectile Motion Calculator?

  1. h(t) = -16t2 + vt + h where: h = height, v = velocity, and t = time

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What 4 concepts are covered in the Projectile Motion Calculator?

the distance from the bottom to the top of something standing upright
projectile motion
a form of motion experienced by an object or particle that is projected in a gravitational field
quadratic equation
Equation with a polynomial with a maximum term degree as the second degree
speed of an object in a given direction

Example calculations for the Projectile Motion Calculator

  1. a ball is tossed into the air at 40 feet per second from a height of 5 feet. how long will it take the ball to reach the ground?