Projectile Motion Practice Problems


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Which of the following is an example of projectile motion?

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1. What is the horizontal x-direction acceleration in earth's atmosphere?

2. What is the vertical y-direction acceleration in earth's atmosphere?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will help you to better your ability to solve problems dealing with the projectile motion of objects with several quiz questions. The questions deal with the definition of projectile motion as well as projectile motion calculations you should be able to work with.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on your knowledge of:

  • The definition of projectile motion
  • Identifying acceleration in the X and Y direction for an object in projectile motion
  • Calculating velocity of an object in projectile motion
  • Determining the distance traveled of an object in projectile motion

Skills Practiced

Some skills you get to practice by using these tools are:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases such as projectile motion
  • Information recall- access the information you've learned regarding the acceleration in the X and Y direction for an object in projectile motion
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems such as solving for distance traveled and velocity of an object in projectile motion

Additional Learning

To find out more about this topic, you can go over the corresponding lesson called Projectile Motion Practice Problems. This lesson covers the following subject matter:

  • What projectile motion is
  • Tips for how to solve for specific values in projectile motion in both the X and Y plane
  • The equations to know in order to correctly solve projectile motion problems