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# (Part 2 of 2) An Introductory Projectile Motion Problem with an Initial Horizontal Velocity

By Flipping Physics, 05/22/2014

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Now that we have dropped the ball into the bucket, we can determine the final velocity of the ball right before it strikes the bucket. Don't forget that velocity is a vector and has both magnitude and direction. Yep, component vector review!

Content Times:

0:34 Finding the final velocity in the y direction.

1:52 We need to find the hypotenuse!

2:28 Finding the final velocity in the x direction.

2:57 Finding the magnitude of the final velocity.

4:06 Finding the direction of the final velocity.

5:08 The number answer.

5:52 Visualizing the answer.

6:28 Why is the ball always right below mr.p's hand?

7:07 Doesn't the ball travel farther than mr.p's hand?

7:33 The Review.

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Content Times:

0:34 Finding the final velocity in the y direction.

1:52 We need to find the hypotenuse!

2:28 Finding the final velocity in the x direction.

2:57 Finding the magnitude of the final velocity.

4:06 Finding the direction of the final velocity.

5:08 The number answer.

5:52 Visualizing the answer.

6:28 Why is the ball always right below mr.p's hand?

7:07 Doesn't the ball travel farther than mr.p's hand?

7:33 The Review.

[url="http://www.flippingphysics.com/projectile-motion-problem-part-2-of-2.html"]Want Lecture Notes?[/url]

Next Video: [url="http://www.flippingphysics.com/how-many.html"]How Many Attempts did it Really Take?[/url]

[url="http://www.flippingphysics.com/the-euler-method.html"]A Brief Look at the Force of Drag using Numerical Modeling (or The Euler Method)[/url]

Previous Video: [url="http://www.flippingphysics.com/projectile-motion-problem-part-1-of-2.html"](part 1 of 2) An Introductory Projectile Motion Problem with an Initial Horizontal Velocity[/url]

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