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The maximum height of a projectile

How do you find the maximum height of a projectile? Well there are a few ways you could go about it. You could figure it out from eq. 5.17, but let's instead do it from eq. 5.14. At the maximum height, the y component of the velocity is zero. So we can solve for tex2html_wrap_inline1958 , the time when this happens. It's just tex2html_wrap_inline1960 . Now plug this into eq. 5.16 to get the maximum height, again with tex2html_wrap_inline1940 :


Joshua Deutsch
Mon Jan 6 00:05:26 PST 1997