Unformatted text preview: 125.384 4.389 acceleration (ft/s s ) 13.031 25.891 29.975 1. Find the initial speed of the pitch in mph. 2. Use the data from the ydirection to find the time for the pitch to get from the pitcher to the back of home plate. You will have to solve a quadratic equation. One answer will be reasonable and the other is not. 3. Use the time of flight to find the (a)xcomponent of the velocity, (b)ycomponent of the velocity, (c)zcomponent of the velocity, and (d)speed (in mph) of the pitch when it gets to the back of home plate. 4. Find the (a)xposition, (b)yposition, and (c)zposition of the ball at the back of home plate. Your right! The answer to part b is zero. If you can find a video of this pitch online you can check your answer....
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 Fall '09
 Kagan
 Physics, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, major league, Houston Astros, Miller Park, Carlos Zambrano

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