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Problem: An NFL quarterback will often throw lobs at 20 m/s with a launch angle of 50o. If a wide receiver runs away from the quarterback at a speed of 7 m/s, how long should the quarterback hold onto the football before throwing it, so the receiver can catch it without slowing down? Assume that the throw and the catch occur at the same height.

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An NFL quarterback will often throw lobs at 20 m/s with a launch angle of 50o. If a wide receiver runs away from the quarterback at a speed of 7 m/s, how long should the quarterback hold onto the football before throwing it, so the receiver can catch it without slowing down? Assume that the throw and the catch occur at the same height.

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