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: 17


3.7 m

Work Step by Step

Find the time the tiger is in the air from equation 2.11b applied to the vertical motion. The acceleration is g, the initial vertical velocity is zero, and the tiger is displaced 7.5 m vertically. The time is 1.237 s. Calculate the horizontal displacement as the horizontal velocity multiplied by this time: (3.0 m/s)(1.237 s) = 3.7 m.
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