Problem: A ball is thrown horizontally from the top of a cliff with initial speed v0 (at t = 0). At any moment, its direction of motion makes an angle θ heta to the horizontal. Derive a formula for θ heta as a function of time, texttip{t}{t}, as the ball follows a projectile path.

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A ball is thrown horizontally from the top of a cliff with initial speed v0 (at t = 0). At any moment, its direction of motion makes an angle θ to the horizontal. Derive a formula for θ as a function of time, t, as the ball follows a projectile path.

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