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A daring stunt woman sitting on a tree limb
wishes to drop vertically onto a horse galloping under the tree. The constant speed of the
horse is 12.5 m/s, and the woman is initially
1.31 m above the level of the saddle.
How long is she in the air? The acceleration
of gravity is 9.8 m/s
Answer in units of s
and the second question is
What must be the horizontal distance between the saddle and limb when the woman
makes her move?
Answer in units of m
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