# The determined Wile E. CoyoteBEEPBEEPis out once more to try to cap-ture the elusive roadrunner.The coyote wears a new pair ofpower roller skates, which pro-vide a constant horizontal accel-eration of 15.0 m/s³, as shown inFigure P3.59. The coyote startsoff at rest 70.0 m from the edgeof a cliff at the instant the road-Figure P3.59runner zips by in the directionof the cliff. (a) If the roadrunner moves with constant speed,find the minimum speed the roadrunner must have to reachthe cliff before the coyote. (b) If the cliff is 1.00 x 10² mabove the base of a canyon, find where the coyote lands in thecanyon. (Assume his skates are still in operation when he isin “flight" and that his horizontal component of accelerationremains constant at 15.0 m/s?.)

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Step 1

Given data:

The acceleration of the coyote, a = 15.0 m/s2

Distance from the edge of the cliff, d = 70.0 m

Initial velocity of the coyote, u = 0 m/s.

The vertical height, h = 100 m

Time taken by the coyote to reach the edge of the cliff be t.

Step 2

From the second equation of kinematics:

Step 3

The minimum speed of t...

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