# Range of a Projectile

A ball of mass 5kg is accelerated to a velocity of 15m/s before being released at an angle of 15 degrees to the horizontal, if the ball is released from a height of 1 metre, find:

**A) The distance the ball travels in the x direction**

You may assume wind resistance is negligible

Hint: consider these in order.

- the horizontal velocity of the ball at all times

- the vertical acceleration of the ball at all times

- initial x and y components of the ball's velocity

- time taken for the ball to reach the ground

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