Problem: A child runs down a 12° hill and then suddenly jumps upward at a 15° angle above horizontal and lands 1.4 m down the hill as measured along the hill. What was the child’s initial speed?

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A child runs down a 12° hill and then suddenly jumps upward at a 15° angle above horizontal and lands 1.4 m down the hill as measured along the hill. What was the child’s initial speed?

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