Problem : find a [tex]v_i[/tex] and angle [tex]\theta[/tex] that will be able to hit the target 795 m away and clear the 60 m hill 600 m away. I attached a picture of the problem.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I was trying to do this using the equation

[tex]y=y_0+(x-x_0)*tan(\theta)-\frac {1}{2}g (\frac {x-x_0}{v_0*cos(\theta)})^2[/tex]

I used this by seperating the problem into two parts from the origin to x=600 m and y=60m ([tex]y_0 = x_0 = 0[/tex]) and the second part from x= 795 m and y=0 m([tex]y_0=60m , x_0=600m[/tex])

I know this is wrong, because I couldn't get an answer. I was wondering what the best way to approach this problem would be. Thanks in advance!

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