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Application Word Problems : Velocity and Distance

An object is thrown horizontally from the top of a building from an elevation of 64 feet above ground level. The velocity of the object is 56 miles per hour. How far, horizontally will the ball travel before reaching the ground?

A. less than 170 feet.
B. less than 160 feet.
C. Each of the above
D. None of the above

A football player runs at a speed of 16 feet per second. How long will it take him to run ten yards directly downfield if his course is in a forward direction at an angle of 45 degrees toward the sideline?

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Two velocity and difference problem is solved. The response received a rating of "5" from the student who originally posted the question.