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Find velocity at a specific time?

  1. Feb 15, 2012 #1
    Hey guys. I need help figuring out how to do this problem. I have a test tomorrow and i am currently studying. I would like to know how they got this answer. I'm completely stumped and need help so thanks in advance!

    Here is the question:

    http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/624/physicsv.jpg [Broken]

    Also, if not too much trouble can you help me with part c to this problem?:

    (c) How long after it's release does the mailbag reach the ground?
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  3. Feb 16, 2012 #2


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    What do you think, how does the mailbag move? At what hight does it start? What is its initial velocity?

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