A car rolls down an incline and off a cliff. Need help finding time the distance it traveled.
Your friend's car is parked on a cliff overlooking the ocean on an incline that makes an angle of 17.3° below the horizontal. The brakes fail, and the car rolls fromrest down the incline for a distance of 36.7 m to the edge of the cliff, which is 53.3 m above the ocean, and, unfortunately, continues over the edge and lands in theocean. Find the car's position relative to the base of the cliff when the car lands in the ocean.
I understand the concept but cannot seem to get the right answer. I think that I'm not calculating its initial velocity when it leaves the cliff correctly. The anglebeing below the horizontal is what I think is getting in my way.