Problem: In a regulation-sized beer pong table, the ping pong ball is tossed from a horizontal distance of 2.4 meters and 1.0 meter above the top of its target cup. What horizontal speed must you throw the ball with, so it makes the cup?

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In a regulation-sized beer pong table, the ping pong ball is tossed from a horizontal distance of 2.4 meters and 1.0 meter above the top of its target cup. What horizontal speed must you throw the ball with, so it makes the cup?

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