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My educational background includes a MBA from UGA in 2007, a MS in EE from Southern Illinois U in 1994, and a BS in EE with minors in physics and math from SIU in 1992.

Recently I've applied to three universities for their PhD physics program. And I have to take the GRE Physics subject exam.

I've been studying using an old college physics text book by Ohanian. It's an old book, probably 20 years old or so. But I've been going through each chapter working the even numbered problems (because the answers are in the back). One particular problem has thrown me for a loop. Here it is...

Here are some equations:You throw a stone at 25 m/s. Can you hit a window 50 m away that is 13 m above the ground? What is the highest the window can be at that distance that you can hit?

Vx = V cos(θ)

Vy = V sin(θ) - gt

x=Vt cos(θ)

y=Vt sin(θ) - ½gt²

I've been trying to solve this problem by writing y in terms of x and v, but I can't get rid of θ.