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Garden Hose Projectile

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You hold a garden hose horizontally one meter above the ground to water your flowers in the yard. The water flows in the hose at a rate of 1.25 m/s.

If the hose has a diameter of 2.00 centimeters and the nozzle has a diameter of 0.50 centimeters, how far from the flowers must you stand for the water to fall at their roots? It is a calm day, so the wind does not interfere with the efforts.

A

You should stand $2.25\text { m}$ from where you want the water to land.

B

You should stand $9.02\text { m}$ from where you want the water to land.

C

You should stand $4.08\text { m}$ from where you want the water to land.

D

You should stand $20\text { m}$ from where you want the water to land.