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Ballistic Trajectories
This shows the ballistic trajectory of a projectile launched in a vacuum. You can vary the initial position and velocity.
Contributed by:
Jeff Bryant
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Let the initial position and velocity of the projectile be
) and (
,
). The projectile's position
seconds after being launched is (
,
), where
is the acceleration due to gravity (9.8
).
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Ballistic Trajectories
" from
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/BallisticTrajectories/
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Jeff Bryant
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