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

A catapult fires at an angle of 40.02 and has an initial velocity of 5.463. Find the vertical displacement at t=.38 seconds.

I know the following from the problem and logic

vo=5.463

t=.3824

g=9.8

angle=40.02

I calcuated the following

voy=vosin40.02

voy=3.5133

2. Relevant equations

y=(1/2)(-(g))(t^2)+(voy)(t)

3. The attempt at a solution

I know that the value for voy is valid. I plugged them into this equation and got y=.62696 meters. But it isn't the right answer. What do I do?

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# Homework Help: Catapult vertical displacement problem

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