Physics

Drew drops a cherry pit out the car window 1.0 m above the ground while traveling down the road at 18 m/s.

(a) How far, horizontally, from the initial dropping point will the pit hit the ground?

(b) Draw or describe a picture of the situation.

(c) If the car continues to travel at the same speed, where will the car be in relation to when the pit lands?

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1. They probably expect you to ignore air resistance, but in the real world it would have a large effect upon where a cherry pit lands. You are talking about 65 miles per hour.

If you choose to ignore air resistance, multiply 18 m/s by the time it takes to drop one meter.

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