Problem: A projectile is fired with an initial speed of 46.6 m/s at an angle of 42.2° above the horizontal on a long flat firing range. Determine:(a) the maximum height reached by the projectile,(b) the total time in the air,(c) the total horizontal distance covered (that is, the range), and(d) the velocity of the projectile 1.50 s after firing.

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A projectile is fired with an initial speed of 46.6 m/s at an angle of 42.2° above the horizontal on a long flat firing range. Determine:
(a) the maximum height reached by the projectile,
(b) the total time in the air,
(c) the total horizontal distance covered (that is, the range), and
(d) the velocity of the projectile 1.50 s after firing.

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