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will arrive sooner that way.Suppose that the angle at which a bounced ball leaves the ground is the same as the angle at which it is thrown but the ball's speed after the bounce is one-half of what it was just before the bounce.(a) Assume that the ball is always thrown with the same initial speed. At what angle 0 should the fielder throw the ball to make it go the same distance D with one bounce as a ball thrown upwards at 45° with no bounce? (b) Determine the ratio of the time intervals for the two paths. Is it better to throw the ball on a bounce?

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