Review I Constants I Periodic TableA ledge on a building is 16 m above the ground. Ataut rope attached to a 4.0-kg can of paint sittingon the ledge passes up over a pulley and straightdown to a 3.0-kg can of nails on the ground.Part AIf the can of paint is accidentally knocked off the ledge, what time interval does a carpenter have to catch the can of paintbefore it smashes on the ground?Express your answer with the appropriate units.EValueUnitsAt =Request AnswerSubmitProvide FeedbackNext>

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Review I Constants I Periodic Table
A ledge on a building is 16 m above the ground. A
taut rope attached to a 4.0-kg can of paint sitting
on the ledge passes up over a pulley and straight
down to a 3.0-kg can of nails on the ground.
Part A
If the can of paint is accidentally knocked off the ledge, what time interval does a carpenter have to catch the can of paint
before it smashes on the ground?
Express your answer with the appropriate units.
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Value
Units
At =
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Review I Constants I Periodic Table A ledge on a building is 16 m above the ground. A taut rope attached to a 4.0-kg can of paint sitting on the ledge passes up over a pulley and straight down to a 3.0-kg can of nails on the ground. Part A If the can of paint is accidentally knocked off the ledge, what time interval does a carpenter have to catch the can of paint before it smashes on the ground? Express your answer with the appropriate units. E Value Units At = Request Answer Submit Provide Feedback Next>

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Given:

Position of paint can above the ground = 16 m

Mass of the can = 4 kg

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Calculating the time interval in which the carpenter have to catch the can of paint:

The can of paint will fall freely with an acceleration equal to acceleration due to gravity irrespective of its mass. The time taken by a freely falling body to fall a certain distance can be obtain via 2nd equatio...

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