(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 7.80 m/s at an angle of 15.0° below the horizontal. It strikes the ground 6.00 s later.

(a) How far horizontally from the base of the building does the ball strike the ground?

2. Relevant equations

Vx = xsinTheta

DeltaX = Vx . t

3. The attempt at a solution

Vx = 7.8sin(15) = 2.02 m/s^-1

DeltaX = (2.02)(6) = 12.11m

Something is seriously wrong in my answer although I can't see what. The answer should be 45.2m.

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# Homework Help: Horizontal range of a projectile

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