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An Alaskan rescue plane drops a package of emergency rations to a stranded party of explorers, as illustrated below in Figure 18. The plane is traveling horizontally at 30m/s at a height of 200m above the ground.

a. What horizontal distance does the package fall before landing?
b. Find the velocity of the package just before it hits the ground.

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a. (30 m/s)*(time to fall 200 m)
b. - g*t is the vertical component
30 m/s is the horizontal component.
t is the time required to fll H = 200 m, which is
sqrt(2H/g)
You do the numbers

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