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## Homework Statement

Two crickets, Chirpy and Milada, jump from the top of a vertical cliff. Chirpy jumps horizontally and reaches the ground in

**. Milada jumps with an initial velocity of**

**3.50s****95.0 cm/s**at an angle of

**32.0 degrees**above the horizontal. How far from the base of the cliff will Milada hit the ground.

## Homework Equations

The equations below SHOULD meet the requirements to finding the answer to this problem.

## The Attempt at a Solution

Initially when I approached this problem, it made sense to find the height of the cliff. So, I took the first cricket's time (Chirpy) which was

**3.50s**and used it to find the height. I used Equation 1. The height that I came up with was

**60.025m**. In most cases, if not all, the units when dealing with velocity and acceleration problems are usually in meters per second. So, I converted the velocity vector to meters/second and then attempted at finding its corresponding components. After the conversion, 95.0 cm/s is equivalent to

**.95 m/s**. Since this problem is in 2-dimension, I just had to find

**Vx**and

**Vy**, the components of the velocity vector.

The components are as follows:

**Vx**=(Cos 32) x .95 =

**.806 m/s**

**Vy**= (Sin 32) x .95 =

**.503 m/s**

Assuming that I'm making the right decision, I made an attempt at finding the second cricket's (Milada) max height when it jumped off of the cliff at a 32 degree angle above the horizontal. I used Equation 4. I have an understanding that when a particle, projectile, or living thing reaches a max height in the air, the velocity is zero due to the constant acceleration pushing down on it. So, I set equation 4 to zero.

These were my calculations:

0=-(.503)^2 + 2(-9.8)(y)

**y=.013m**

The last thing I did before I was lost was added the max height onto the cliff's height which was

**60.038m**. I didn't have a clue as to what to do next. How do I find how far from the base of the cliff the second cricket will land?? Do I need to find a new time, a new velocity since the cricket is now in free fall, what?? Please help.