A stone is dropped from the top of a cliff

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A stone is dropped from the top of a cliff. It is seen to hit the ground below after 3.30 s. How high is the cliff?
 

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Use the equations of motion:
[tex]h = v_0 t + \frac{1}{2}gt^2[/tex]
Where [tex]v_0[/tex] is the initial velocity (=0) and g is the acceleration due to gravity.
 
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Oy! Some people never learn!

The identical question was moved to the HOMEWORK section where it belongs. Please continue there. This thread is closed.

https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=86574

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