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A ball is thrown upward from the top of a 24.2 m tall building. The ball's initial speed is 12 m/s. At the same instant, a person is running on the ground at a distance of 32.8 m from the building. What must be the average speed of the person if he is to catch the ball at the bottom of the building?

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A ball is thrown upward from the top of a 24.2 m tall building. The ball's initial speed is 12 m/s. At the same instant, a person is running on the ground at a distance of 32.8 m from the building. What must be the average speed of the person if he is to catch the ball at the bottom of the building?

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Step 1

Taking sign of motion in the upward direction as positive.

Given,

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Step 2

From the third kinematic equation of motion.

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Step 3

The ball thrown from the building will reach the ground in 3.76 second. If a person runs hor...

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