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Pete Moss is reviewing his notes from his football coach, shown below. He knows he needs to catch the ball when , three seconds after the quarterback throws the pass.

Coach’s Notes:

Artfish L. Turf will throw the football at seconds. The ball’s horizontal position and the height (measured in feet) are shown at right. The ball will be caught feet above the ground by Pete Moss.

  1. Write the general velocity and acceleration vectors for the ball’s flight.

  2. Calculate the velocity and acceleration of the ball when the catch is made.

    Evaluate each of the vectors from part (a) for .