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Problem 19 Medium Difficulty

A batted baseball leaves the bat at an angle of $30.0^{\circ}$ above the horizontal and is caught by an outfielder 375 ft from home plate at the same height from which it left the bat. (a) What was the initial speed of the ball? (b) How high does the ball rise above the point where it struck the bat?


a) 118 $\mathrm{ft} / \mathrm{s}$
b) 54.4 $\mathrm{ft}$


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