# A lunch pail is accidentally kicked off a steel beam on a building under construction. Suppose the initial horizontal speed is 1.50 m/s. How far does the lunch pail fall after it travels 3.50 m horizontally?

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Nov 26, 2015

#### Explanation:

The horizontal component of the velocity is constant so we can get the time of flight from:

Now we can consider its vertical motion: