GRADE 12 PHYSICS UNIVERSITY LEVEL. Spent 2 hours thinking about part b

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1.  Rob throws a baseball upwards at 14.2 m/s.  His friend, John, is sitting in a tree 4.5m above Rob.

a.  Calculate how long it will take to reach John.

b.  If John misses the ball as it moves upwards, how long will it take to reach John again.

Oct 3rd, 2015

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v^2 = u^2 -2 • a • d

0^2=14.2^2- 2 x a x 4.5

0 = 201.64-9a


a= 22.4 m/s^2

time taken to reach 4.5m

t= u/a


=0.63 sec

time of flight 



=1.268 sec

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