Physics 163

Unit 3: Motion in Two-Dimensions

Problem Set C

 

Problem 3:

(Referring to the previous problem.) How far (in meters) from the base of the cliff does the stone land?

 

 

 

 

Diagram
Horizontal
Vertical
x = ???

vix = vfx = 5.34 m/s

ax = 0 m/s

t = ???

y = -69.6 m

viy = 0 m/s

ay = -9.8 m/s/s

vfy = ???

t = ???

 

A discussion of the formulae for projectile motion and of the basic strategy for solving such problems is provided on the Set C Overview Page.

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