A Football Is Kicked Straight Up Into The Air; It Hits The Ground 5.2 S Later.

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A football is kicked straight up into the air, it hits the ground 5.2 s later. What was the greatest height reached by the ball? With what speed did it leave the kicker’s foot?

Answer

The distance can be found using. Remember we only need to account for half the time of flight which is why the total time is divided by two below:

a football is kicked straight up into the air; it hits the ground 4.6 s later.

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