Hello everyone i'm studying for an exam and this problem is a plug in chug probelm but is giving me troubles... An athlete throws a shot at an angle of 45 to the hornizontal at an intial speed of 43 ft/sec. It leaves his hand 7ft above the ground. (a) where is the shot 2 seconds later (b) how high does the shot go? (c) where does the shot land? here is my work and my confusion. http://img291.imageshack.us/img291/3535/lastscan7as.jpg THe above is the correct answers and below are the answers i got, i'm confused on why my part (a) the height above the ground, isn't what hte book has, also for part b, it isn't even close to what the book has and im' not sure on how i would approach part c, any help would be great.