A man is standing at a launch site. The rocket doesn't liftoff. Frustrated s/he throws it straight up with a speed of 12.42 m/s. It is caught on the way down at a point 5.0 meters above where it was thrown, by a fellow rocketeer on the second floor, who doesn't want to see any harm come ot this wonderful rocket. The first man wants to figure out how fast the rocket was going when it was caught.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Again thanks for all your help, really rusty with this right now.

Any help on this one?

Need to start with the right equation & how to solve.

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