How to find vertical distance given speed and time?

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A baseball is thrown horizontally off a cliff with a speed of 10 ms-1. What is the vertical distance, to the nearest tenth of a meter, that the ball has fallen after 4.7 seconds?
 

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yes,but this ques are asking for VERTICAL instead of horizontal? is there any difference in calculation?
 
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It was vertical in the other question as well. The arrow's horizontal motion was irrelevant, all you were asked to do was find the vertical displacement during a known period of constant acceleration.

Although if it did happen to be horizontal, the same equation would still apply.
 

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