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Suppose a soccer player kicks the ball from a distance 30 m toward the goal. Find the initial speed of the ball if it just passes over the goal, 2.4 m above the ground, given the initial direction to be $40^\circ$ above the horizontal.
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$18\textrm{ m/s}$
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