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    speed of the car when it went over the cliff

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    A car drives straight off the edge of a cliff that is 54 m high. The police at the scene of the accident note that the point of impact is 130 m from the base of the cliff. How fast was the car traveling when it went over the cliff?

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    Solution Summary

    The solution is a detailed application of projectile motion. It shows how to find the initial velocity of the car when the horizontal displacement is given.

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