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Projectile motion using trigonometry

If a pitcher threw a ball horizontally at 101.0 mph, how far would it fall vertically by the time it reached home plate, 60.5 ft away?

A daredevil jumps a canyon with walls of equal height and 10 m apart. He takes off by driving a motorcycle off a short ramp sloped at an angle of 15 degrees. What minimum speed must he have in order to clear the canyon?

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