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**Caitlyn** on
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A spy in a speed boat is being chased down a

river by government officials in a faster craft.

Just as the officials’ boat pulls up next to the

spy’s boat, both boats reach the edge of a 4.6

m waterfall. The spy’s speed is 15 m/s and

the officials’ speed is 24 m/s.

How far apart will the two vessels be when

they land below the waterfall? The accelera-

tion of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 .

Answer in units of m