Problem: A baseball player friend of yours wants to determine his pitching speed. You have him stand on a ledge and throw the ball horizontally from an elevation 6.0 m above the ground. The ball lands 30 m away.What is his pitching speed?

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A baseball player friend of yours wants to determine his pitching speed. You have him stand on a ledge and throw the ball horizontally from an elevation 6.0 m above the ground. The ball lands 30 m away.

What is his pitching speed?

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