# physics help?

An arrow of mass 0.018 kg is shot upward at an angle from the ground, reaching a maximum height of 25 m with a speed of 62 m/s. Neglecting air resistance, with what speed will the arrow hit the ground?

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- Andrew SmithLv 72 months agoFavorite Answer
Energy is conserved. The energy at the top is equal to the energy when it hits the ground. so 1/2 m * 62^2 + m g * 25 = 1/2 m v^2

divide by m and multiply by 2 62^2 + 2 9.8 * 25 = v^2

v = sqrt( 62^2 + 50 * 9.8) ~ 65.8 m/s

- AshLv 72 months ago
The arrow will hit the ground at the same speed it was shot from the ground.

i.e. 62 m/s

- 2 months ago
Use energy to solve

Potential Energy = Kinetic Energy

mgh = 0.5mv²

gh = 0.5v²

v = √(2gh)

v = √(2*10*25)

v = 22.2

Of course, I have no clue what I'm doing

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