Conservation of Energy in Projectile Motion: Examples & Analysis


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A ball is thrown upward at an angle of 35 degrees to the horizontal. If it has 550 J of kinetic energy when it is first thrown and only 320 J of kinetic energy when it reaches its maximum height, how much potential energy does it have at the maximum height?

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1. A boy throws a baseball at an angle of 47 degrees to the horizontal. After the ball leaves his hand and before it hits the ground, which of the following forces acts on the ball?

2. A 0.50 kg ball is thrown at a speed of 12 m/s. What is the initial kinetic energy of the ball?

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