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A car drives straight off the edge of a cliff that is 58 m high. The police at the scene of the accident note that the point of impact is 132 m from the base of the cliff. How fast was the car traveling when it went over the cliff?

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A car drives straight off the edge of a cliff that is 58 m high. The police at the scene of the accident note that the point of impact is 132 m from the base of the cliff. How fast was the car traveling when it went over the cliff?

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Step 1

Let ux be the horizontal velocity of the car and uy be the vertical velocity,.

The kinematic expression for the vertical displacement.

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Step 2

Write the expression for the horizontal sp...

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