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College Physics

10th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285737027
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College Physics

10th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285737027

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Chapter 2, Problem 75AP
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A stuntman sitting on a tree limb wishes to drop vertically onto a horse galloping under the tree. The constant speed of the horse is 10.0 m/s, and the man is initially 3.00 m above the level of the saddle. (a) What must be the horizontal distance between the saddle and the limb when the man makes his move? (b) How long is he in the air?

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