# A projectile is shot at an angle of #pi/4 # and a velocity of # 5 m/s#. How far away will the projectile land?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 18, 2016

If the projectile starts and ends at the same height (ie ground level), we can use the range formula,

#### Explanation:

**A word of caution** - the range formula is not universal. It is a derived formula using

The range formula is

where

In this case,