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A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?

 
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A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
This is a tough one. cruise
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
Hint: The trigonometric identity must be multiplied by two.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
0 metres per second, it then quickly accelerated.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
Did the batter fart while hitting the ball?
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
0 metres per second, it then quickly accelerated.
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That is incorrect. You're free to attempt to answer this problem as many times as you please though.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
Did the batter fart while hitting the ball?
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
there is no right answer... too many variables
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
there is no right answer... too many variables
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There is a very specific answer, which I will provide at some point.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
At what speed does a juuw lie?

You love adults fucking kids, so this should be easy.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
GLP's resident nuclear scientist from Australia definitely knows how to work this problem, but he's not going to chime in, as he doesn't give away his gold.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
needs a time function
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
The answer is whatever the unicorn God wants
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
Hit by what?
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
This is a tough one. cruise
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stupid question. it could be travelling at any speed seeing you have not given any indication at what rate of speed the ball was thrown or the period it was in the air for it could have travelled 100m in 1 sec or 2 or 3 before being caught and those would asll give different speeds
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
100 mph.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
This is a tough one. cruise
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OMG, too easy.

Are peeps really too stupid to answer this?
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
On earth? Need the gravitational factor. (g) -9.80m/s2.

20 m/s ?
Live slow and die deplorable.....
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
100m *3 =300ft travelled

300/3=100mph Home Run
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
Not enough info to solve for speed.

OP a tard.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
100 mph.
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That is incorrect, but you're close.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
On earth? Need the gravitational factor. (g) -9.80m/s2.

20 m/s ?
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20 m/s is incorrect. However, you as well are coming somewhat close to the actual answer, and you've also yielded relevant information as to how one goes about working the problem.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
On earth? Need the gravitational factor. (g) -9.80m/s2.

20 m/s ?
 Quoting: Nurse Flesh Hammer


20 m/s is incorrect. However, you as well are coming somewhat close to the actual answer, and you've also yielded relevant information as to how one goes about working the problem.
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stop trfyingh to be clever i tool ...as i already said u have not given any speed functions in your question. IT could have travelled at 50m/sec and travelled and caught in 2 secs ...it could have travelled at 25m/sec and was caught after travelling for 4 secs.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
On earth? Need the gravitational factor. (g) -9.80m/s2.

20 m/s ?
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20 m/s is incorrect. However, you as well are coming somewhat close to the actual answer, and you've also yielded relevant information as to how one goes about working the problem.
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Um, for any accuracy you would also need wind speed and to know at what elevation the ball was caught.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
100 mph.
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That is incorrect, but you're close.
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You can not accurately slow this without time.

Any other answer is speculation.

Could also do it if you gave us this info...

(Final Velocity)^2 = (Initial Velocity) ^2 + 2_(Acceleration)_(Displacement)
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
On earth? Need the gravitational factor. (g) -9.80m/s2.

20 m/s ?
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20 m/s is incorrect. However, you as well are coming somewhat close to the actual answer, and you've also yielded relevant information as to how one goes about working the problem.
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stop trfyingh to be clever i tool ...as i already said u have not given any speed functions in your question. IT could have travelled at 50m/sec and travelled and caught in 2 secs ...it could have travelled at 25m/sec and was caught after travelling for 4 secs.
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That is incorrect. cruise
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
slow=solve
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
for a general speed100 meter per second because most balls only stay in the air for about one second.if two seconds then 50meters per second.the trig function is barely necessary for a short distance.
without the time function,accuracy cannot be brought into perspective.
the angle off the bat doesnt matter because whats its relativity to the ground.the ball may have traveled directly up 50meters and down 50meters off a bat swung at an angle of 150degrees.
in fini.unless its a riddle there is no perfect answer.imho
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
On earth? Need the gravitational factor. (g) -9.80m/s2.

20 m/s ?
 Quoting: Nurse Flesh Hammer


20 m/s is incorrect. However, you as well are coming somewhat close to the actual answer, and you've also yielded relevant information as to how one goes about working the problem.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 74920422


stop trfyingh to be clever i tool ...as i already said u have not given any speed functions in your question. IT could have travelled at 50m/sec and travelled and caught in 2 secs ...it could have travelled at 25m/sec and was caught after travelling for 4 secs.
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I am assuming the question is a basic ballistic trajectory question so assuming the ball was launched at 30 degrees and is caught on roughly the same plane and ignoring the atmospheric friction and wind and such you can calculate the speed that is was launched if the distance is known because it will decelerate in the upward direction by the known rate of gravity and accelerate downward by the same.
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
On earth? Need the gravitational factor. (g) -9.80m/s2.

20 m/s ?
 Quoting: Nurse Flesh Hammer


20 m/s is incorrect. However, you as well are coming somewhat close to the actual answer, and you've also yielded relevant information as to how one goes about working the problem.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 74920422


stop trfyingh to be clever i tool ...as i already said u have not given any speed functions in your question. IT could have travelled at 50m/sec and travelled and caught in 2 secs ...it could have travelled at 25m/sec and was caught after travelling for 4 secs.
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That is incorrect. cruise
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specialstupid
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Re: A softball is hit at a 30 degree angle traveling 100 meters before being caught. At what speed did it leave the bat?
depends what the ball and bat are made of


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