1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data A man standing 31 m from the base of a vertical cliff throws a ball with a speed of 38 m/s aimed directly at a point 5 m above the base of the cliff. Here is a link to the diagram.... https://wug-s.physics.uiuc.edu/cgi/courses/shell/common/showme.pl?cc/DuPage/phys2111/fall/homework/Ch-04-2D-Motion/ball_to_cliff/8.gif [Broken] How long does it take the ball to reach the cliff? 2. Relevant equations First off i tried to find the time to get to the max height: v = v(initial)+at 0=38+(-9.8)t t=3.87755 Then I found the max height: x(final) = x(initial) + v(initial)t + 0.5at^2 x(final) = 0 + 38(3.877) + 0.5(-9.8)(3.877^2) x(final) = 73.67 This really does not look right to me though. If it is then would I have to find the time it drops from the max height to 5m? Is there anyway of finding the y component?