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A projectile is fired from ground with a speed of 20m/s at an angle of 30 degrees with the horizontal. At what time, the velocity vector of projectile becomes perpendicular to initial velocity.

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The velocity vector of the projectile body initially is 


after a time t the velocity vector is 


The two vectors are perpendicular so their dot product is zero. we get that ucos30xucos30+usin30xusin30=ugtsin30



=> t=2u/g

=> t = 2*20/10 (g = 10)

=> t = 4 sec

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