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The following are two dimensional motion problems involving gravity. Use the equations of motion in both the x and y directions to solve. Refer to the figure below:

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In the picture above, the ball leaves the table at a speed of m/s in the horizontal direction.
The height of the table is m.
Use 9.8 m/s2 for the acceleration of gravity (g).

1) How long does it take for the ball to reach the ground?
seconds

2) How far away from the table (horizontally) does it land?
meters




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