Projectile motion

1

Which statement best describes what happens to the HORIZONTAL velocity of a projectile?

2

Which statement best describes what happens to the VERTICAL velocity of a projectile?

3

What force do we ignore when doing calculations involving projectiles?

4

An apple falls from a tree and hits the ground with a speed of 5.88\,ms^{-1}

How long will the apple take to reach the ground?

5

An apple falls from a tree and hits the ground with a speed of 5.88\,ms^{-1}

What was the initial height of the apple?

6

An aeroplane flying horizontally at 70\,ms^{-1} drops a package to a remote village.

The package hits the ground 5 s later.

What is the vertical speed of the package just as it hits the ground?

7

An aeroplane flying horizontally at 70\,ms^{1} drops a package to a remote village.

The package hits the ground 5 s later.

What is the horizontal distance travelled by the package before it lands?

8

An aeroplane flying horizontally, without changing direction, at 70\,ms^{-1} drops a package to a remote village.

The package hits the ground 5\, s later.

As the package hits the ground at the village, where is the aircraft?