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Dan wants to hit a bird with a water balloon.  The bird is flying above Dan at a height of 40 meters.  What’s the minimum velocity Dan should throw the water balloon in order to hit the bird?
in Grade 12 Physical Sciences by Diamond (50,571 points) | 49 views

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a=V^2/r  a= 9.8m/s^2 due to gravity r=40m

v=sq.rt (a.r)

= sq.rt( 9.8x40)

=19.80 m/s
by Wooden (1,121 points)
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a= V^2/ r

V= square root a*r

= square root (9.8*40/2)

= 14 m/s
by Wooden (2,549 points)

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