# A projectile is shot from the ground at an angle of #( pi)/3 # and a speed of #12 m/s#. Factoring in both horizontal and vertical movement, what will the projectile's distance from the starting point be when it reaches its maximum height?

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May 15, 2016

Resolve velocity into x and y components:

Maximum height

Constant acceleration, given

Solve for

Solve for

Air resistance assumed negligible

Solve for

Total distance travelled =