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

A daredevil decides to jump a canyon. Its walls are equally high and 10 m apart. He takes off by driving a motorcycle up a short ramp sloped at an angle of 15 degrees. What minimum speed must he have in order to clear the canyon?

2. Relevant equations

v = v(initial) + at

Distance = (vi)(t) + 1/2a(t^2)

v^2= v(initial)^2 + 2(a)(distance)

3. The attempt at a solution

I am completely stumped on this one... All I know is that

Vox = v cos(15)

Voy = v sin(15)

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