College Physics (7th Edition)

$50ft/s=15.24m/s$ $30yd=27.43m$ $5ft=1.524m$ $t=\frac{x}{v_{x}}=\frac{27.43}{15.24cos40^{\circ}}=2.35s$ $h=h_{0}+v_{0}t-\frac{1}{2}gt^{2}=1.524+15.24sin40^{\circ}\times2.35-\frac{9.8\times 2.35^{2}}{2}=-2.52m$ This means the pass will not be completed, the throw is short.