Need help with kinematics question

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The above is my attempt to solve question a), is this right approach? Now all i need to do is solve for theta? Or am i completely off track?

Also, i have no idea how to approach question b). some insight would be helpful... Thanks!
 

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TSny
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Yes, you have the correct approach. Yes, now solve for θ.

Solving (a) will help you see how to answer (b).
 
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thanks, i figured both of them out :)
 
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Looks like you're on the right track. Google trigonometric identities to figure out how to solve the quadratic. You'll get two angles as a solution.
 

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