This material may consist of step-by-step explanations on how to solve a problem or examples of proper writing, including the use of citations, references, bibliographies, and formatting. This material is made available for the sole purpose of studying and learning - misuse is strictly forbidden.1) Remember that projectile motion takes place in two dimensions: there is vertical motion and there is horizontal motion. The only force under consideration is the force of gravity, which acts vertically.
Newton's second law, then, tells us that the acceleration in the horizontal direction will be zero ... making the speed constant. Since the horizontal speed at the moment of launch is...