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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A bird is flying 30 m above a lake when it drops a fish. Another bird at 35 m immediatley dives and catches the fish before it hits the water. What is the initial velocity of the second bird?

2. Relevant equations

h=h0 + v0t - gt^2/2

3. The attempt at a solution

At some point the height of the fish and the height of the second bird are equal.

hfish = 30 - gt^2/2.

hbird = 35 + v0t - gt^2/2. I can solve for t, but I don't know how to get v0.

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Linear motion

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