# Suppose a chinook salmon needs to jump a waterfall that is 1.39 m high. (a) If the fish starts from a distance 1.18 m from the base of the ledge over which the waterfall flows, find the x- and y-components of the initial velocity the salmon would need to just reach the ledge at the top of its trajectory.

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Suppose a chinook salmon needs to jump a waterfall that is 1.39 m high.
(a) If the fish starts from a distance 1.18 m from the base of the ledge over which the waterfall flows, find the x- and y-components of the initial velocity the salmon would need to just reach the ledge at the top of its trajectory.

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Step 1

Write the kinematic equation , to initial velocity of the fish along vertical direction .

Step 2

Write the kinematic equatio...

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