Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Motion in Two and Three Dimensions - Questions: 5c

Answer

Situation (c) has the slowest final speed.

Work Step by Step

Based off of the figure, the only difference between the situations is the height of the landing plane. Situation (c) lands at a higher point than both (a) and (b). Because of this, projectile (c) has the least amount of time to accelerate in the air, causing it to have the slowest final speeds.
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