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Unformatted text preview: Answers to Problem Set 2 Physics 120 Spring 2008 5 1. The initial speed of the alpha particle is 4.84 x 10 m/s. Its speed after the collision is 5 4.15 x 10 m/s. 2. The ramp should be 58.4 m long. 3. The contestants on the survival show are going to be very hungry. The spring can shoot the rocks to a height of 14.0 m, which is 2.0 m below the fruit. 4. (A) The maximum height above the planet's surface is (9590 km 5000 km) = 4590 km. (B) The projectile is moving at 5.10 km/s when it passes the satellite. ...
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