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Video Discussion: Nerd-A-Pult - An Introductory Projectile Motion Problem

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Name: Nerd-A-Pult - An Introductory Projectile Motion Problem

Category: Kinematics

Date Added: 23 May 2014 - 02:05 PM

Submitter: Flipping Physics

Short Description: None Provided

An introductory projectile motion problem where you have to break the initial velocity vector in to its components before you can work with it. The Nerd-A-Pult is the perfect tool for showing projectile motion.

Content Times:

0:02 Introducing the Nerd-A-Pult

0:43 Demonstrating the marshmallow capabilities of the Nerd-A-Pult

1:18 Reading the problem

2:26 Starting to solve the problem

3:03 What do we do with the initial velocity?

3:45 Solving for the initial velocity in the y-direction

4:27 Solving for the initial velocity in the x-direction

5:13 Deciding which direction to start working with

5:38 Solving for the change in time in the x-direction

6:34 Solving for the displacement in the y-direction

7:54 Proving that our answer is correct

8:58 The Review

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