Problem: Two balls roll off a 0.8 m high table with horizontal velocities of 2.0 m/s and 4.0 m/s, respectively. What is the horizontal velocity of the faster ball when it hits the ground?A) 9.80 m/sB) 3.96 m/sC) 0.80 m/sD) 2.00 m/sE) 4.00 m/s

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Two balls roll off a 0.8 m high table with horizontal velocities of 2.0 m/s and 4.0 m/s, respectively. What is the horizontal velocity of the faster ball when it hits the ground?

A) 9.80 m/s

B) 3.96 m/s

C) 0.80 m/s

D) 2.00 m/s

E) 4.00 m/s

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