Problem 4-57 Projectile - C

An astronaut strikes a golf ball on the Moon where the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity is \(1.6\; m/s^2.\) The ball takes off with a velocity of \(32\; m/s\) at an angle \(35^\circ\) above the horizontal (the moon’s horizontal) and lands in a valley \(15\; m\) below the level where it started. Determine the golf ball's: (a) maximum height (b) time of flight (c) horizontal distance traveled.
[Ans. (a) \(1.1 \times 10^2\; m\)   (b) \(24\; s\)   (c) \(6.2 \times 10^2\; m\)]

No. The ball landed at a lower level from that at which it was launched.

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