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2 Dimensioal Motion question

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If a person can jump a horizontal distance of 3 m on Earth, how far could the person jump on the moon where the acceleration due to gravity is 1.7 m/s2 (about 1/6 of the Earth's gravitational acceleration)

Nov 25th, 2014

Moon' acceleration due to gravity is approx. 1/6 of that of earth,s

So a person who can jump a horizontal distance of 3 m on earth, can jump 6 x 3 = 18 m.

Answer: 18 m

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