Catapult Lab, Derivation of Initial Velocity

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The Derivation of V 0 1 x V 0 Cos t 2 y V 0 Sin t g 2 t 2 Solve Eq. 1 for t : t x V 0 Cos Substitute t into Eq. 2 : y V 0 Sin x V 0 Cos g 2 x V 0 Cos 2 Simplify: y  x Tan g 2 x 2 V 0 2 Cos 2 g 2 x 2 V 0 2 Cos 2  x Tan  y 1 V 0 2 Cos 2 2 x Tan 2 y g x 2 1 V 0 2 2 x Tan Cos 2 2 y Cos 2 g x 2 V 0 2 g x 2 2 x Tan Cos 2 2 y Cos 2 V 0 2 g x 2 2 x Sin Cos 2 y Cos 2 V 0 2 g x 2 Cos  2 x Sin 2 y Cos 

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## This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course PHYSIC 152 taught by Professor Dinsmore during the Spring '09 term at UMass (Amherst).

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