Posted by **annn** on Monday, January 10, 2011 at 11:03pm.

A pelican flying along a horizontal path drops

a fish from a height of 5.0 m. The fish travels

8.5 m horizontally before it hits the water

below.

The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 .

a) What was the pelican’s initial speed?

Answer in units of m/s

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