(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Two stones are launched at the same time from the top of a building, 850 feet high. The first stone is simply dropped over the edge, while the second stone is thrown horizontally at 45 feet/second.

a) which stone will reach the ground first? Explain your answer.

b) About how far apart will the stones be when they land?

If someone gave me the formulas, I could maybe solve the problem. I looked it up my old physics notes, but the formulas there really don't help me...

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

a) The first stone is traveling with 30 feet/second, i suppose. So the second stone is faster.

(even though it is thrown horizontally and has to travel a longer distance?)

Well, at least its an attempt at a solution...

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