Circular Hill

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
A car is traveling on a circular hill of radius 22 meters. When it reaches top of hill, it loses contact with surface and becomes a projectile. How far will it travel horizontally before it returns to ground in meters?



2. Relevant equations
v=[tex]\sqrt{}Rg[/tex]


3. The attempt at a solution
v=14.69
 

ehild

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The problem asks the horizontal distance the car flies from the hill. Is v that distance ? And in what units?

ehild
 
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No, but I figured it out. v is initial velocity in m/s.
 

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