(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An assembly line has a staple gun that rolls to the left at 1.0 m/s while the parts to be stapled roll past it to the right at 3.0 m/s. The staple gun fires 10 staples per second. How far apart are the staples?

2. Relevant equations

I am lost but I still came up with an answer.

3. The attempt at a solution

sq rt of ((1.0 m/s)^2+(3.0m/s)^2)

I got 3.16 m/s

So because there are 10 staples per second there are 0.32 meters between each staple.

PLEASE HELP..Thanks in advance.

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# Homework Help: Rolling Staple Gun

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