Ball dropped from a helicopter

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Homework Statement


A ball is dropped from a helicopter that is descending steadily at 1.52 m/s.
(a) After 3.00s, what is the speed of the ball?
(b) How far is it below the helicopter?

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The Attempt at a Solution


don't know where to start
 

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Homework Equations


unsure

What equations do you know that involve displacement, velocity and time when acceleration is constant?
 
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What equations do you know that involve displacement, velocity and time when acceleration is constant?

From my notes
X - X(0) = V(0)t + at^2/2
 
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From my notes
X - X(0) = V(0)t + at^2/2

Do your notes contain any others? Specifically that only relate velocity, acceleration and time?
 

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