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A physics student on Planet Exidor throws a ball, and it follows the parabolic trajectory shown in the figure. The ball's position is shown at 1s intervals until t=3s. At t=0s , the ball's velocity is v = (2.0 i + 4.0 j) m/s.
What was the ball's launch angle?
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