Horizontal air drag

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a crate falls from an airplane flying horizontally at an altitude of 2,000 m. neglecting air drag, howlong will the crate take to strike the ground/ is the formula t = d/v help
 

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First write out what you know:

u = 0 m/s
v = v
a = 9.81 m/s[sup]2[/sup]
s = 2000 m
t = t

then pick the appropriate formula:

s = ut + 0.5at[sup]2[/sup]
2000 = 4.905 * t[sup]2[/sup]
t[sup]2[/sup] = 407.7
t = 20.2 s
 

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