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Kuroks

  • 3 years ago

While skiing, Ellen encounters a ledge that sends her flying horizontally at a rate of 12 m/s. How far away will she land if the ledge is 7 meters high?

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  1. him1618
    • 3 years ago
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    12 x sqrt(1.4)

  2. Kuroks
    • 3 years ago
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    Could you explain a little bit because Im not sure I understand

  3. henkjan
    • 3 years ago
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    7 meters high will mean that she will fall 7 meters down. How much time does this take? s = 1/2 a t^2 7 = 1/2*9.81*t^2 t = 1.19 horizontal distance = v*t = 12*1.19 = 14.33 meters

  4. Kuroks
    • 3 years ago
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    wouldnt t= 1.42?

  5. henkjan
    • 3 years ago
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    no, because it's t^2 = 1.42

  6. Kuroks
    • 3 years ago
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    Okay, could you type that out please?

  7. henkjan
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    s = 1/2 a t^2 7 = 1/2*9.81*t^2 t^2 = 1.42 t = 1.19

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