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PhysicsQ&A LibraryConstantsPart AA movie stuntwoman drops from a helicopter thatis 30.0 m above the ground and moving with aconstant velocity whose components are 10.0m/s upward and 15.0 m/s horizontal and towardthe south. You can ignore air resistance.What is the horizontal distance(relative to the position of the helicopter when she drops)at which the stuntwoman should have placed the foam mats that break her fall?55.5 mPrevious AnswersCorrectQuestion

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Step 1

From Newton’s equation of motion,

Step 2

Solving using quadratic formula,

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Horizontal dist...

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