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Falling Problem

  1. Sep 11, 2005 #1
    How would i go about solving this?

    A man falls off a building with height D. He travels 1/4D in the last 1 second of fall. How high is the building?
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  3. Sep 11, 2005 #2
    well y = y_0-v_0*t-1/2 g*t^2

    you have 1/4 delta y in 1sec

    do you see how to continue
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