Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 3 - Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Vectors - Problems: 19

Answer

6 times farther.

Work Step by Step

Consider the level horizontal range formula that is derived in the textbook. For a fixed launch speed and angle, the range is inversely proportional to g. The acceleration g due to gravity on the moon is one-sixth of what is on Earth. On the moon, a person can jump 6 times as far as on Earth.
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