Problem: Two balls roll off a 1.1 m high table with horizontal velocities of 2.5 m/s and 5.0 m/s, respectively. they reach the edge of the table at the same time. What is the horizontal velocity of the faster ball when it hits the ground?  A) 5.00 m/s B) 1.10 m/s C) 2.50 m/s D) 4.64 m/s E) 9.80 m/s

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Two balls roll off a 1.1 m high table with horizontal velocities of 2.5 m/s and 5.0 m/s, respectively. they reach the edge of the table at the same time. What is the horizontal velocity of the faster ball when it hits the ground? 

A) 5.00 m/s

B) 1.10 m/s

C) 2.50 m/s

D) 4.64 m/s

E) 9.80 m/s

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