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

You are shooting for a goal in a game of basketball. You throw the ball at an angle of 55° to the horizontal. The basket is 3.0m in front of you and 1.5m above the point where the ball is released. How fast did you throw the ball in order to get it into the basket?

2. Relevant equations

Answer is 7ms^-1.

3. The attempt at a solution

u(H) = 3cos55° = 1.72

u(V) = 1.5sin55° = 1.23

I don't know what to do after this, please help.

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# Homework Help: How fast did you throw the ball in order to get it into the basket?

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