# physics

A cat chases a mouse across a 1.7 m high
table. The mouse steps out of the way, and
the cat slides off the table and strikes the floor
2.1 m from the edge of the table.
The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 .
What was the cat’s speed when it slid off
the table?
Answer in units of m/s.

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1. How long did it take for the mouse to fall 1.7m?

speed=horizontaldistance/timefalling

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