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A pelican flying along a horizontal path drops a fish from a height of 4.6 m, the fish travels 6.8 m horizontally before it hits the water below. What was the pelican's speed?

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To determine the pelican's initial speed we first need to determine the time that elapsed before the fish hit the water.

The fish was dropped from a height of 4.6 m and it only had a horizontal velocity initially. The acceleration due to...

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