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A stone with a mass m is dropped from an airplane that has a horizontal velocity v at a

height h above a lake. If air resistance is neglected, the horizontal distance R from the point

on the lake directly below the point of release to the point where the stone strikes the water

is given by which formula?

Step 1

The kinematic equation in the vertical direction is,

Step 2

The horizontal dis...

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