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Question: 

A rescue plane wants to drop supplies to isolated mountain climbers on a rocky ridge 235 m below. If the plane is traveling horizontally with a speed of 250 km/h (69.4 m/s), how far in advance of the recipients (horizontal distance) must the goods be dropped (Fig. 3-38)?

Problem 31.

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$481\textrm{ m}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 3, Problem 31

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Chapter 3, Problem 31 is solved.

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