# Rocket Launch

Pro Problems > Physics > Energy and Work## 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 . When it reaches its highest point:

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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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