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You are watching an archery tournament when you start wondering how fast an arrow is shot from the bow. Remembering your physics, you ask one of the archers to shoot an arrow parallel to the ground. You find the arrow stuck in the ground 55.0 m away, making a 3.00 degree angle with the ground.

2. Relevant equations

I used basic 2d kinematic equations along with a few adapted for projectile motion.

3. The attempt at a solution

The height of the archer/height of his arm, was not given so I said tan(3) = H/55, and solved for H, (y_{0}). This gave about 2.9, which would mean that either the guy is on a platform or is a gigantic monster. I figured it was wrong but I went on a little, using the formula y = H - gx^{2}/ 2 V_{0x}

Sorry about barely using latex

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# Homework Help: Projectile motion of an arrow

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