Problem: A tennis player hits a ball 2.0 m above the ground. The ball leaves his racquet with a speed of 21.0 m/s at an angle 5.1 above the horizontal. The horizontal distance to the net is 7.0 m, and the net is 1.0 m high.Does the ball clear the net?By how much?

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A tennis player hits a ball 2.0 m above the ground. The ball leaves his racquet with a speed of 21.0 m/s at an angle 5.1 above the horizontal. The horizontal distance to the net is 7.0 m, and the net is 1.0 m high.

Does the ball clear the net?

By how much?

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