Question

Asked Oct 10, 2019

The highest mountain on Mars is Olympus Mons, rising 22 000 meters above the Martian surface. If we were to throw an object horizontally off the mountain top, how long would it take to reach the surface? (Ignore atmospheric drag forces and use g Mars = 3.72 m/s 2.)

a.

2.4 minutes

b.

0.79 minute

c.

1.8 minutes

d.

3.0 minutes

Step 1

The equation of motion is given by

Step 2

Substitute the numerical values...

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