Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Motion in Two and Three Dimensions - Questions: 15b

Answer

Increasing the launch angle will increase the range.

Work Step by Step

Increasing the launch angle will increase the y-component of its velocity. This means that the snowball will travel higher instead of further. The launch time is only concerned with the height of the object, so a object that travels higher will have a greater launch time than a object that travels further.
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