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Fairly Simple Problem help kinda

  1. Oct 1, 2005 #1
    Fairly Simple Problem help.... kinda urgent

    a ball is dropped off the roof of a building and passes a 3 meter window in a quarter of a second. How high is the roof from the top of the window?
     
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  3. Oct 1, 2005 #2

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    Set the distance to the window to some unknown h and calculate the time it would take to fall to h, the time it would take to fall to h-3, and solve for h given this difference is 1/4 second.
     
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