Problem: A cat chases a mouse across a 0.94 m high table. The mouse steps out of the way, and the cat slides off the table and strikes the floor 1.0 m from the edge of the table. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . What was the cat’s speed when it slid off the table? 1. 2.42611 2. 2.28431 3. 4.24654 4. 2.24614 5. 3.58982 6. 4.09007 7. 5.63425 8. 3.49639 9. 2.75587 10. 7.44296

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A cat chases a mouse across a 0.94 m high table. The mouse steps out of the way, and the cat slides off the table and strikes the floor 1.0 m from the edge of the table. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . What was the cat’s speed when it slid off the table?

1. 2.42611

2. 2.28431

3. 4.24654

4. 2.24614

5. 3.58982

6. 4.09007

7. 5.63425

8. 3.49639

9. 2.75587

10. 7.44296

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