Problem: You are playing miniature golf at the golf course shown in . Due to the fake plastic grass, the ball decelerates at 1.0 m/s2 when rolling horizontally and at 3.0 m/s2 on the slope.What is the slowest speed with which the ball can leave your golf club if you wish to make a hole in one?

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You are playing miniature golf at the golf course shown in A figure shows a golf course consisting of three sections. The first section is 1 meter long, it is located horizontally above the ground. There is a flag at the beginning of the section. The second section is an inclined ramp. Its length is 2 meters. It is connected with the third section. It is horizontal, lying on the ground. The length of this section is 3 meters. The ball is located at the end of the third section.. Due to the fake plastic grass, the ball decelerates at 1.0 m/s2 when rolling horizontally and at 3.0 m/s2 on the slope.

What is the slowest speed with which the ball can leave your golf club if you wish to make a hole in one?

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