Motion in more than 1 dimensions?
The path of a bird flight is observed. The bird flies in vertical plane with a constant vertical acceleration of 8m/s^-2 downward. When observation begin, the bird is in flight at a height 3m. It rises to a maximum height and down again to finish on the tree at a height of 5m. The horizontal distance between its starting position and the tree is 18m. The bird takes 4 seconds to complete the flight.
1.Find the horizontal and vertical component of the initial velocity
2.Find the maximum height
- 2 months ago
Thank you. The book's answer to max height is 17m.. it apparently corresponds with the start of observation at 3 m above the ground.