A baseball player wants to hit a home run over the far wall of a stadium. He hits the ball 1 meter above the ground so that its speed is 38.2 m/s and such that it makes an angle of 30 degrees with respect to the horizontal. What is the tallest wall the players ball can clear 120m away?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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So I tried breaking down the velocity into its vertical and horizontal components, to get V[x]=33.08 and V[y]=19.1 m/s.

Then I used basic equations to find whatever values I could find, without any particular goal. So if d[x]=120 and V[x] 33.08, and final velocity is 0, then I can use v^2=u^2+2as, to get an acceleration of 4.55 m/s.

But really after this I had no idea where to head. Am I on the right path?

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