Motion in two dimension problem. Range and Height.

  • #1

Homework Statement


A rocket is launched from level ground with a speed of 30.0 m/s at an angle of 40 degrees above the horizontal. Find:

a) Maximum height reached by the rocket.
b) The time rocket is in the air.
c) the horizontal distance where the rocket lands.


Homework Equations


V= Vo + at
V^2 = Vo^2 + 2a(X-Xo)
X= Xo +Vo(t) + (1/2)at^2

The Attempt at a Solution



Divided the entire motion into two phases 1st and 2nd, Got x and y components of everything. Can't seem to find the time and final position anyway. I am not allowed to use the direct formula for Range and Height.
Help please!
 

Answers and Replies

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gneill
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You'll have to show some of your work so that we'll know where to help. What are your "phases"?
 
  • #3
Well I meant the two different phases for first and second half part of its motion.

Never mind I figured out how to solve this problem.
Thanks anyway.
 

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