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Steven ValentinGroup: Noelle, Fifi, MarlynPHYS 111A-010Yan LiuFebruary 4, 2016Title: Lab 111: Projectile MotionIntroduction: The objectives of this experiment are to study projectile motion and apply the linear motion equationsy = ½gt2x = v0tto solve two dimensional problems, to predict where a target of given size should be placed in order to be hit by a projectile leaving a table in a horizontal direction, and to measure a range of a projectile leaving a table at a measured angle, and then use this value to predict where the projectile will land on the floor. Experimental ProcedureIn Part I of the experiment, we position a mini launcher on a horizontal table surface. We measure y, the vertical distance from the ground to the launcher, and x, the horizontal distance from the little launcher to where the ball lands. Using these values of x and y and our linear motion equations, we determine t and v0. Then we find a horizontal distance, D, that a target hole

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