Problem: A kid on his bycicle can reach a speed of 15 m/s. If he was able to launch off a 2 m tall ramp at an angle of 45o, how far away from the edge of the ramp would the kid land?

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A kid on his bycicle can reach a speed of 15 m/s. If he was able to launch off a 2 m tall ramp at an angle of 45o, how far away from the edge of the ramp would the kid land?

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