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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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    Divide 8.5 m by the time it takes the fish to fall 5.0 m

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    7.6/3.3

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