# A projectile is shot at an angle of #pi/3 # and a velocity of # 11 m/s#. How far away will the projectile land?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 5, 2017

It will land 10.7 m from its point of launch.

#### Explanation:

If you have the benefit of the following formula, the result is quickly obtained:

If you have not seen the above formula, it can be obtained through a (quite lengthy) calculation in which you use the equations of motion for a projectile, set up two equations in two unknowns, so that the time,

Wikipedia has the derivation here: