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Beginner Projectile Motion problem

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Homework Statement


Fire a cannon ball at 30 degrees above the horizontal with an initial speed of 65 m/s from the top of a building 50 m high.

Find the total time the cannon ball is in the air.

What's the horizontal distance from the base of the building when the ball strikes the ground?


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The Attempt at a Solution


For the time I got 7.9 s, but I don't know if that's right.
 

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lewando
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How did you arrive at that result?
 

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