Qualitative Explanation of Range

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Explain qualitatively how it is possible for the projectiles to have the same range despite having different launch angles

2. Relevant equations
x = voxt

3. The attempt at a solution
A projectile’s range is determined by its x component of the initial velocity and the airtime. A projectile can either have a large x-component of its initial velocity, and a short airtime, or a small x-component of its initial velocity and a long airtime. Therefore, they will have the same range.

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