(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A ball is shot from the top of a building with an initial velocity of 15 at an angle = 45 above the horizontal. What are the x and y components of the initial velocity? If a nearby building is the same height and 59 m away, how far below the top of the building will the ball strike the nearby building?

2. Relevant equations

Trig equations of sin and cos

sinTheta=opp/hyp cosTheta=adj/hyp

3. The attempt at a solution

I thought the x component at initial velocity would be zero, and the y component was sin45=y/15, which I got to be 11; Either one of these or both are wrong, my homework doesnt tell me if one is right or not. Not sure how to approach this because I thought the sin for y was correct.

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# Projectile Motion-Shooting a Ball

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