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Acceleration problem

  • Thread starter gztiger
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Homework Statement


The surface of a table is 0:8 m above the floor. A marble rolls o the edge of the
table. The acceleration due to gravity at the surface of the earth is g = 10 m=s2.


Homework Equations


I am not sure about the equation, it was not given.


The Attempt at a Solution


a. How much time does the marble take to go from the edge of the table
to the floor?
b. The speed the marble rolls is 2 m=s. How far does the marble travel
horizontally, after it rolls o the table?
 

Answers and Replies

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rl.bhat
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Hi gztiger, welcome to PF


1) y = yo + vo*t - 1/2*gt^2
2) Horizontal velocity does not change due to gravity.
 

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