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# Rocket Launch

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## Rocket Launch

A 2 million kg rocket launches from ground level, with an angle of inclination of 45 degrees. Its speed after launch is 1414
m
s
. When it reaches its highest point:

A.  How much kinetic energy does it have?
B.  How much potential energy does it have?
C.  What is the maximum height, to the nearest kilometer, of the rocket?

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