Fat asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 6 months ago

A ball is fired with a velocity of 12 meters per second from a cannon?

A ball is fired with a velocity of 12 meters per second from a cannon pointing north, while the cannon is moving eastward with a velocity of 24 meters per second. Which vector best represents the resultant velocity of the ball as it leaves the cannon

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  • oubaas
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    I dare say d, since eastward velocity is greater than the northward one

  • 6 months ago

    12/24=.5

    N=12, E=24 Tan^-1(.5)=26.5

    D

  • ?
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    ↑v = 24î + 12ĵ m/s

    θ = arctan(12/24) = 26.5° from the positive horizontal

    Answer D

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