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A stone is dropped from the top of a cliff

  1. Aug 27, 2005 #1
    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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  3. Aug 28, 2005 #2

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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.
     
  4. Aug 28, 2005 #3

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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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