Problem: A ball is thrown horizontally from a 16 m -high building with a speed of 9.0 m/s. How far from the base of the building does the ball hit the ground?

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D = vt

Using the kinematic equation:

x= v0t+12at2

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A ball is thrown horizontally from a 16 m -high building with a speed of 9.0 m/s. How far from the base of the building does the ball hit the ground?

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