We are standing at a distance d=15 m away from a house. The house wall is h=6 m high and the roof has an inclination angle β=30 ∘. We throw a stone with initial speed v0=20 m/s at an angle α= 44 ∘. The gravitational acceleration is g=10 m/s2. (See figure)
(a) At what horizontal distance from the house wall is the stone going to hit the roof - s in the figure-? (in meters)
(b) What time does it take the stone to reach the roof? (in seconds)
The Attempt at a Solution
I set up 2 equations :
and got s=.99 and t=1.11. What did I do wrong?