Problem: Please refer to this diagram for the problems listed below.1. Using Conservation of Energy and Kinematics, find an expression (derive) for the range of a ball (launched off of the ramp highlighted in the picture) in terms of H, b, and constants.

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 Conservation of energy:

KEi+PEi=KEf+PEfPEi=KEfmgH=12mv2vx=2gH

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Please refer to this diagram for the problems listed below.

1. Using Conservation of Energy and Kinematics, find an expression (derive) for the range of a ball (launched off of the ramp highlighted in the picture) in terms of H, b, and constants.

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