First we will examine the primary factors involved with projectile motion in an ideal situation, where no air resistance is involved.
These factors are:
These are the four primary factors. The initial velocity is the speed and direction of the object right as it begins its trajectory. The initial height may vary also. In the case of a baseb...
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