1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data I have the angle and intial velocity but i need to find distance traveled in the x direction (i think). In the Olympic shotput event, an athlete throws the shot with an initial speed of 12 m/s at a 40.0 (DEGREE) angle from the horizontal. The shot leaves her hand at a height of 1.8 m above the ground. Known: Angle (in degrees): 40 y inital: 1.8 m Initial Velocity: 12 m/s Intial Y compontent for velocity: 12sin(40) ? 2. Relevant equations y= yo + voy – (0.5)g(t^2) x = Vo(cos(40))t ????? 3. The attempt at a solution 0 = 1.8m + 12(sin40)t + 1/2g(t^2) Solve for zeros of t? The only realistic one comes out to be about 1.7 since the other number is negative. x = 12cos(40)t (plug t in) and get: 15.6m ???????? The correct answer seems to be 16.6m so i know i must doing something wrong.