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AP® Physics C: Mechanics

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Startled Cat Trajectory

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A startled cat jumps off of the edge of a $1.00 m$ high table with an initial velocity of $2.00 m/s 45°$ above the horizontal. How far away horizontally on the floor will the cat land relative to the table?

Take air resistance to be negligible and gravity to be the only source of acceleration.

A

$20.4 cm$

B

$61.8 m$

C

$87.4 cm$

D

$139 cm$

E

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