Posted by **Joelle** on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 7:21pm.

Fox sees a piece of carrion being thrown from nest and rushes to it. Nest is 14.0 m high and carrion is thrown with a horizontal velocity of 1.5m/s. Fox is 7.0 m from the base of tree. What is magnitude of fox's average velocity if it grabs carrion in its mouth just as it touches ground?

Dr Bob said I should find time it takes something to fall 14 meters

During that time, how far horizontally does it goes, given horizontal velocity. Then deal with fox-how fast doe he have to go to cover 7 m in the falling time

answers were:

1.7 m/s

3.5 m/s

4.2 m/s

2.6 m/s

I think the answer is 2.6 m/s

Is that correct -if not please help

I have spent the greater part of the day trying to do this

- Physics -
**bobpursley**, Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 7:26pm
Let me see your work.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Physics - Please help A fox sees a piece of carrion being thrown from a hawk's ...
- Physics - I had this question last night for Dr. Bob-A fox sees a piece of ...
- Physics-Please help!!! - had this question last night for Dr. Bob-A fox sees a ...
- Physics-Dr. Bob cannyou look at my work-I'm still - had this question last ...
- Physics - A fox fleeing from a hunter encounters a 0.665 m tall fence and ...
- physics - A fox fleeing from a hunter encounters a 0.625 m tall fence and ...
- physics - A fox fleeing from a hunter encounters a 0.630 m tall fence and ...
- Physics - In an experiment, a shearwater (a seabird) was taken from its nest, ...
- trig and geometry - bernhardt and julia are observing an eagles nest in a tree. ...
- trig - bernhardt and julia are observing an eagles nest in a tree. Julia is 75m ...

More Related Questions