A major league pitcher can throw a baseball in excess of 42.0 m/s. if a ball is thrown horizontally at this speed, how much will it drop by the time it reaches the catcher who is 15.1 m away from the point of release?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I worked this out as an x and y problem and I got 2.57 for the distance at wihch the ball dropped (d on the Y side of the problem.)

I first found time for the X side, then carried that to the Y side which had Vi = 0 and a = -9.81 m/s^2.

Did I do anything wrong? Any help would be great, thanks so much

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