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 November 24th, 2007, 05:05 AM #1 Newbie   Joined: Nov 2007 Posts: 7 Thanks: 0 physics problem a railcart moves along a railway at constant velocity v_0 with a ball attached to its ceiling. at t=0 the ball is drooped from the ceiling and at the same time the railcart breaks are pushed creating deceleration such that its velocity is: v=v_0e^(-pt) h is the distance between the ceiling and the floor. in which horizontal distance will the ball hit the floor of the railcart. given v_0 =70m/sec h=180m p=0.0185 1/sec g=10m/sec^2 wha t i did was integrate the V and use the time i got from the equation (x=v0t+(at^2)\2) in order to find the answer but i got -3386.25m and this answer is wong would you give me a hand
 November 24th, 2007, 12:03 PM #2 Newbie   Joined: Nov 2007 Posts: 7 Thanks: 0 solved never mind thanks

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