Question
Boxes of toys are dropped to children from a helicopter travelling at a speed of 80.0 m/s
in a direction of 50.0° above the horizontal. The helicopter is at a height of 200 m from
the playground. Calculate the distance at which the pilot should release the boxes so that
the boxes land at the point where the children are standing
(a) 187 m
(b) 138 m
(c) 781 m
(d) 168 m

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Boxes of toys are dropped to children from a helicopter travelling at a speed of 80.0 m/s in a direction of 50.0° above the horizontal. The helicopter is at a height of 200 m from the playground. Calculate the distance at which the pilot should release the boxes so that the boxes land at the point where the children are standing (a) 187 m (b) 138 m (c) 781 m (d) 168 m

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