(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A ball is tossed from an upper-story window of a building. The ball is given an initial velocity of 8.70 m/s at an angle of 22.0° below the horizontal. It strikes the ground 5.00 s later.

Find the height from which the ball was thrown.

3. The attempt at a solution

i found final Velocity first: -8.70 + (-9.80)(5) and i got -57.7

then i used this formula yf-yi = 1/2(Vy+Vi)t 1/2(-57.7 + -8.70)5

to get 166 for the height, but it is wrong.

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# Homework Help: Ball thrown off building

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