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A football quarterback is moving straight backward at a speed of 2.00 m/s when he throws a pass to a player 18.0 m straight downfield. (a) If the ball is thrown at an angle of $25^\circ$ relative to the ground and is caught at the same height as it is released, what is its initial speed relative to the ground? (b) How long does it take to get to the receiver? (c) What is its maximum height above its point of release?
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Final Answer
  1. $15.2 \textrm{ m/s}$
  2. $1.31 \textrm{ s}$
  3. $2.10 \textrm{ m}$
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