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## Homework Statement

A helicopter is ascending vertically with a speed of 5.83 m/s. At a height of 121 m above the Earth, a package is dropped from a window. How much time does it take for the package to reach the ground?

## Homework Equations

Vfinal=Vinitial + at

or

Xfinal=Xinitial + Vinitial(t) + (1/2at)squared

## The Attempt at a Solution

I tried putting in my answer from the first equation but it was wrong, and every time I try the second equation I get a negative answer which doesn't make sense.