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A crow is flying horizontally with a constant speed of 3.05 m/s when it releases a clam from its beak. The clam lands on the rocky beach 2.05 s later. Consider the moment just before the clam lands. (Neglect air resistance.)

(a) What is its horizontal component of velocity?

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    neglecting air friction, the horizontal velocity is the same as when the bird was carrying it.

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