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Lunar Gravity and Velocity

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On the moon, the acceleration due to gravity is $-1.6$ meters per second per second.

If an astronaut drops a survey package from a Lunar Lander when it is $30$ meters from the surface, what is the velocity of the package at the instant it hits the surface?

A

$-6.124$ meters/sec

B

$-9.798$ meters/sec

C

$-48$ meters/sec

D

$-138.75$ meters/sec