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Projectile Motion

Projectile motion is a particular kind of 2 dimensional motion. We make the following assumptions:

Initial Conditions:

We choose the coordinate system so that the particle leaves the origin ( x0 = 0, y0 = 0 ) at time t0 = 0 with an initial velocity of $\vec{v}_{0}^{}$ .