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Asked Sep 9, 2019
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An astronaut on planet Zeon tosses a rock horizantally with a speed of 6.95 m/s. The rock falls through a vertal distance of 1.40 m and lands a horiztontal distance of 7.5 m from the astronaut. 

What is the acceleration of gravity?

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Step 1

The expression for time travelled

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Step 2

Substituting the values

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(7.5 m) (6.95 m/s) 1.079 s

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Step 3

Write the expression for vertical distance t...

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S it ar

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