# A projectile is shot from the ground at an angle of #pi/6 # 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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Nov 17, 2016

The distance is

#### Explanation:

Write the equations for y(t) and x(t):

Using the t coordinate for the axis of symmetry for y(t):

The distance, d, is: