Physics

posted by .

A gull is flying horizontally 8.17 m above the ground at 6.35 m/s. The bird is carrying a clam in its beak and plans to crack the clamshell by dropping it on some rocks below. Ignoring air resistance, what is the horizontal distance to the rocks at the moment that the gull should let go of the clam?
With what speed relative to the rocks does the clam smash into the rocks?
With what speed relative to the gull does the clam smash into the rocks?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    A helicopter is flying horizontally at 7.5 m/s and an altitude of 18 m when a package of emergency medical supplies is ejected horizontally backward with a speed of 13 m/s relative to the helicopter. Ignoring air resistance, what is …
  2. Physics

    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 …
  3. physics

    A helicopter is flying horizontally at 8.2 m/s and an altitude of 17 m when a package of emergency medical supplies is ejected horizontally backward with a speed of 13 m/s relative to the helicopter. Ignoring air resistance, what is …
  4. Physics

    In order to open a clam, a gull will drop it repeatedly on a hard surface until the shell cracks. If the clam takes 2.2 seconds to hit the ground, how high was the gull?
  5. Physics

    A crow is flying horizontally with a constant speed of 2.50 m/s when it releases a clam from its beak. The clam lands on the rocky beach 2.20 s later. Consider the moment just before the clam lands. (Neglect air resistance.) A) What …
  6. Physics

    A gull is flying horizontally 8.17 m above the ground at 6.35 m/s. The bird is carrying a clam in its beak and plans to crack the clamshell by dropping it on some rocks below. Ignoring air resistance, what is the horizontal distance …
  7. Physics

    A gull is flying horizontally 8.17 m above the ground at 6.35 m/s. The bird is carrying a clam in its beak and plans to crack the clamshell by dropping it on some rocks below. Ignoring air resistance, what is the horizontal distance …
  8. Physics

    A gull is flying horizontally 8.17 m above the ground at 6.35 m/s. The bird is carrying a clam in its beak and plans to crack the clamshell by dropping it on some rocks below. Ignoring air resistance, what is the horizontal distance …
  9. Physics

    An airplane is flying horizontally 100m above the ground at 50.0 m/s. Ignoring air resistance, how far before the target should an object be dropped?
  10. Physics

    A plane is flying horizontally at a speed of 290m/s. He drops a package (ignoring air resistance). A)If it take 15s for the package to hit the ground, how high above is the plane?

More Similar Questions