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

In a film stunt a car is driven over a cliff at 15ms^-1, the ground at the top of the cliff being level. The wreckage is 45m horizontally from the foot of the cliff.

What is the vertical height that the car has fallen?

2. Relevant equations

Im not sure but im guessing s=ut+1/2at^2 should be used here.

3. The attempt at a solution

I've attempted to use the equation above, using v=u+at to get a value for t and using v=0, a=-9.8 and u=15. Now after finding a value for t and plugging that into the s=... eqn im not getting the right answer.

Am i going about this the wrong way? Thanks a lot for your help.

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