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What does the horizontal motion have? Projectile motion has two components, horizontal (x) and vertical (y) as can be seen below.




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Asked by Siobhan.bond, Last updated: Jun 30, 2020

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Siobhan.bond

Answered Nov 16, 2018

Constant velocity

In projectile motion the x and y components are considered independently. Therefore even though acceleration due to the force of gravity is present vertically, theoretically if this is the only force then the horizontal velocity would not change and is constant.
 

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